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Title It's alive! : classic horror and sci-fi movie posters from the Kirk Hammett Collection / edited by Daniel Finamore; with contributions by Steve Almond, Daniel Finamore, Joseph LeDoux.
Publication New York : Skira Rizzoli ; Salem, Massachusetts : Peabody Essex Museum, 2017.
Copyright date ©2017
Description 119 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Call # 741.674 I
Note Includes index.
Catalog for the exhibition held at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts from August 12 through November 26, 2017.
Contents Paper that lures like the vampire himself: the art of horror and science fiction movie posters / Daniel Finamore -- Fearing: why we enjoy horror movies / Joseph LeDoux -- My mojo has thirteen eyes! On the horrific beauty of the unconscious unchained / Steve Almond.
Summary "Kirk Hammett, best known as the guitarist of the rock band Metallica, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition features 135 works that provide insight into the evolution of horror and sci-fi films and how they have played upon contemporary societal fears. Hammett acknowledges his poster collection as a source of inspiration for his own musical creativity. The exhibition features film posters as well as collectible electric guitars, monster masks and sculptures." -- From Peabody Essex Museum exhibition website.
Subject Hammett, Kirk -- Exhibitions.
Horror films -- Exhibitions.
Monster films -- Exhibitions.
Fantasy in motion pictures -- Exhibitions.
Science fiction films -- Exhibitions.
Film posters -- Exhibitions.
Genre Exhibition catalogs.
Addl. Author Finamore, Daniel, 1961- editor, author, writer of introduction.
Almond, Steve, author.
LeDoux, Joseph E., author.
Peabody Essex Museum, host institution.
ISBN 0847860981
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