Grateful Dead Chicago 15 Masthay

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dmm8878
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Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:51 pm

These prices are out of control. I really don't get it.
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Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:00 am

These are lino cut - handmade essentially. Even if they are ever screened or anything, there are ONLY 1,000 sets done by AJ the original way - one of the smallest GD50 print runs (albeit a "set" of 1,000). But I consider it a set.
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Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:33 am

Iconic imagery, beautiful craftsmanship, quality paper, deckled edge, smallest ed and unique for all 3 shows.
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Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:42 am

they would look great in a childs room. they look to cheesy and like liquid blue gd tshirt images for me to be crazy about them.

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dmm8878
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Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:59 am

biscocrack420 wrote:they would look great in a childs room. they look too cheesy and like liquid blue gd tshirt images for me to be crazy about them.
This. I get the quality craftsmanship, labor intensive process, etc, but at the end of the day, it just comes down to how the image strikes you.
ottomatik71 wrote:Your punk ass attitude isn't going to help you get this print.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:48 pm

comountaingolf wrote:Iconic imagery, beautiful craftsmanship, quality paper, deckled edge, smallest ed and unique for all 3 shows.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 3:10 pm

dmm8878 wrote:These prices are out of control. I really don't get it.
worlds biggest touring band ever. ticket prices for the show were out of hand. prices on every merch item were out of hand the week after. Americas biggest band ever, and their last shows ever (ok not really). should we be surprised? they're starting to dip. ive seen a few sets go for < 1000, one for < 800. i called it at the show. 500 immediately after the show. 250 long term. 750/set.

i havent seen madness like this since Obama prints.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 3:39 pm

Hate to break this to you haters but the prices of the AJ's likely won't fall any time soon.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:23 pm

edgar wrote:Hate to break this to you haters but the prices of the AJ's likely won't fall any time soon.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:24 pm

Mine will be falling into a frame here soon.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:29 pm

bryndavies wrote:Mine will be falling into a frame here soon.

Funny to me that you feel Rich Kelly's prints are too cartoony but you dig these. These are a big old technicolor nightmare IMO.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:33 pm

earlgreytoast wrote:
bryndavies wrote:Mine will be falling into a frame here soon.

Funny to me that you feel Rich Kelly's prints are too cartoony but you dig these. These are a big old technicolor nightmare IMO.

Yeah. You know when I posted that on the phish thread I could hear my buddy in my head who hates masthay's work, and his criticism is always the cartoonish feel. But for some reason there is some kinda of fine line in my mind somewhere. I think AJs playfulness works with the Lino technique, and to my eye, his themes change with different gig posters. Kelley is always some disproportioned figure, and flames also always has similar characters floating around on houses or magical carpets rides and what have you.
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:35 pm

Yeah, I'm with you on the Kellys. Love that guy and it's great (for him) that they keep going back to him but I'd MUCH rather see some new artists come into the fold or some artists that haven't been used in awhile like Spusta or Klausen.
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Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:10 am

edgar wrote:Hate to break this to you haters but the prices of the AJ's likely won't fall any time soon.
I'm pretty sure the "haters" aren't waiting for prices to fall.
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Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:14 am

bryndavies wrote:Mine will be falling into a frame here soon.
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