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  Gee Vaucher - Biocrawler
Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was seminal to the 'protest art' of the 1980s.
Vaucher has always seen her work as a tool for social change, in the foreword to her 1999 retrospective collection Crass Art And Other Postmodernist Monstrosities Ian Dury writes;
"In its original form, Gee's work is intricate and tactile, and while the imagery is sometimes almost overwhelming, the primary concerns are those of a painter; dealing with form and space.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gee_Vaucher   (157 words)

  
 Books
Gee Vaucher is the artist who worked with the inspirational anarchist music group Crass, producing the striking artwork that accompanied their sonic wake-up call.
As commented on in the foreword to this collection (referring to the title), Gee Vaucher is a pre- (or non-) "post-modernist" artist in that she visibly strives to present a beauty and a meaning in human existence.
In the words of Pablo Picasso (quoted by Gee Vaucher): "At its best, art is a lie that helps us realise the truth, at its worst, it is a confirmation of the lies that we inherit".
www.worldsocialism.org /spgb/jan00/booksjan.html   (1495 words)

  
  Gee Vaucher
Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was seminal to the 'protest art' of the 1980s.
Vaucher has always seen her work as a tool for social change, in the foreword to her 1999 retrospective collection "Crass Art And Other Postmodernist Monstrosities" Ian Dury writes;
"In its original form, Gee's work is intricate and tactile, and while the imagery is sometimes almost overwhelming, the primary concerns are those of a painter; dealing with form and space.
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  Gee Vaucher
Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was seminal to the 'protest art' of the 1980s.
Vaucher has always seen her work as a tool for social change, in the foreword to her 1999 retrospective collection "Crass Art And Other Postmodernist Monstrosities" Ian Dury writes;
"In its original form, Gee's work is intricate and tactile, and while the imagery is sometimes almost overwhelming, the primary concerns are those of a painter; dealing with form and space.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ge/Gee_Vaucher.html   (141 words)

  
  the gavin brown experience   (Site not responding. Last check: )
UK-based artist Gee Vaucher surprises New York with a rare glimpse of the startling political images from her years as a member of the punk band CRASS, and introduces new portraits of children who might have seen too much.
Gee created the band's posters and record covers, made and showed films during their live performances, and gave form to the aesthetic for which the band is known.
Vaucher was born in 1945 and raised in Essex, England.
www.gavinbrown.biz /passerby/passbyims/pbgvims/gvrelease.html   (537 words)

  
 ArtCal - Gavin Brown's Enterprise at Passerby - Gee Vaucher, Introspective
UK-based artist Gee Vaucher surprises New York with a rare glimpse of the startling political images from her years as a member of the punk band CRASS, and introduces new portraits of children who might have seen too much.
Gee created the band's posters and record covers, made and showed films during their live performances, and gave form to the aesthetic for which the band is known.
Gee Vaucher has always striven to convey her feelings about the heaviest issues we face as humans - and hasn't let up yet.
www.artcal.net /event/view/1/3390   (448 words)

  
 Gee Vaucher, modern painters, artists biography, history of paintings, famous paintings, painting technique, art ...
Gee Vaucher (standing) pictured with Penny Rimbaud, 2002Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was seminal to the 'protest art' of the 1980s.
Gee also uses the surrealist method to express her aforementioned ideals and styles.
Gee again uses collages and shows her intelligent wit, along with her disturbing yet, eye opening style.
www.reviewpainting.com /Gee-Vaucher.htm   (318 words)

  
 Vauchers on the Web
Vauchers originate from the Canton of Neufchatel in Switzerland; mostly from the villages of Fleurier and Motiers in the Val-de-Travers.
Vaucher accédera lui-même à la notoriété en 1803, avec la publication de son Histoire des conserves d'eau douce..., dans laquelle il met notamment en lumière le mode de reproduction de ces algues.
Paul Vaucher as a subcommission of the Conference of Allied Ministers of Education.
www.iro.umontreal.ca /~vaucher/Genealogy/WebSites.html   (1224 words)

  
 SOUTHERN | crass [the band] >gee vaucher
A book of Gee's artwork is out now on AK Press.
As you go through the Crass discography and other projects and are struck by the amazing art, you will note that it was done by Gee.
There were also videos made by Gee running continuously along side.
www.southern.net /southern/band/CRASS/biog/gee.html   (233 words)

  
 ART FOR A CHANGE - Punk Rock Album Cover Art - CRASS
From the very beginning, record albums and singles from CRASS were on their own independent lable and accompanied by the most beautiful artworks created by Gee Vaucher.
The stunning fl and white paintings created by Gee were so realistic that many thought they were done by photomontage.
Gee visited Los Angeles on a limited speaking tour in the year 2000, and I had the pleasure of talking with her briefly on the subject of art and politics.
www.art-for-a-change.com /Punk/punk8a.htm   (359 words)

  
 Time Out New York / Gee Vaucher
The utter conviction of its philosophies and often difficult music made it hard to ignore—as did the mesmerizing artwork Gee Vaucher created for its album covers.
Judiciously curated by Rich Jacobs, this exhibition features Vaucher’s work for Crass and an eclectic sampling of other projects from the past 40 years.
As Vaucher’s thought-provoking work expertly navigates a fine line between trenchant didacticism and the beautifully strange, her use of intricate detail at times recalls the collages of Marianne Brandt and Hannah Hoch.
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 Penny Rimbaud - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Jeremy John Ratter (born 8 June 1943, Northwood, Middlesex, England), better known under his pseudonym of Penny Rimbaud, is a drummer, writer, poet, former member of performance art group EXIT and co-founder of the anarchist punk band Crass with Steve Ignorant in 1977.
Rimbaud (so named as a tribute to poet Arthur Rimbaud) set up the anarchist/pacifist Dial House community in 1967 with Gee Vaucher, and, together with his friend Phil Russell (aka Wally Hope), helped to instigate the free festival movement at Windsor and later Stonehenge during the early 1970s.
As documented in Rimbaud's essay Last of the Hippies [1] and his autobiography Shibboleth, Russell was arrested and incarcerated in a mental institution after having been found in possession of a small amount of LSD.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/p/e/n/Penny_Rimbaud_564a.html   (455 words)

  
 Crass Records at AllExperts
Prior to the formation of Crass, Penny Rimbaud and Gee Vaucher had published their creative works via their own Dial House based Exitstencil Press.
They also featured sleeves designed by Gee Vaucher, often in conjunction with other artists, wherin the record's title and band name were set in 'stencil' style text in a fl ring (see examples above) reminiscent of Jasper Johns' Target paintings.
Ex-Crass members Penny Rimbaud and Gee Vaucher continue to put out their creative works (for example, material by Last Amendment, and Vaucher's book Animal Rites) through Exitstencil, often in collaboration with other publishers such as the jazz label Babel Label and AK Press.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/cr/crass_records.htm   (681 words)

  
 Crass - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The band also pioneered multimedia presentation techniques, fully utilising video technology and using back-projected films and video collages made by Mick Duffield and Gee Vaucher to enhance their performances.
Their painted and collage-art fl-and-white record sleeves produced by Gee Vaucher themselves became a signature aesthetic model, and can be seen as an influence on later artists such as Banksy (Banksy and Vaucher have latterly collaborated
In November 2002 several former members of Crass collaborated under the name The Crass Collective to arrange Your Country Needs You, a concert of "voices in opposition to war" held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's South Bank that included a performance of Britten's War Requiem and also included bands like Goldblade.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Crass   (3482 words)

  
 Black Box Miasma - Post a comment
Gee Vaucher was part of the seminal punk/noise group, Crass.
(I saw her and another Crass bandmate play with Japanther and one of the Buzzcocks recently.) Vaucher made all of the art for Crass' albums.
Crass covers, and her art, were always hard-core agitprop, and beautifully ugly.
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 Gee Vaucher   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gee Vaucher (standing) pictured with Penny Rimbaud, 2003 Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was seminal to the 'protest art' of the 1980 s.
An interview with Gee Vaucher http://www.regenerationtv.net/ram/Vaucher1.mod.ram above- Gee Vaucher's artwork for Crass' 'Bloody revolutions' (gauche, 1980) above- untitled work (tranfer print, 1997)
Crass Art And other Postmodernist Monsters - A collection of work by Gee Vaucher (AK Press 1999)
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Gee_Vaucher.html   (157 words)

  
 Definition of Gee Vaucher
Gee Vaucher (standing) pictured with Penny Rimbaud, 2003
above- Gee Vaucher's artwork for Crass' 'Bloody revolutions' (gauche, 1980)
The list of authors can be found here.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Gee_Vaucher   (221 words)

  
 Last Week's Apocalypse-stories by douglas lain
I was looking at Gee Vaucher's book Crass Art today and found a quote that sums up why her work appeals to me.
Vaucher claims these words as her own, and looking at the various collages, paintings and drawings in her book the influence these words have had on her is clear.
I was lucky to get Gee to create the cover illustration for this collection.
www.journalscape.com /lastweeksapocalypse/2005-07-23-16:59   (92 words)

  
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The grade 2 listed 16th-century cottage on the outskirts of North Weald was set up as a commune by artists, and later Crass mainstays, Penny Rimbaud and Gee Vaucher in 1967, and it has since become a punk equivalent of the Bloomsbury set's Charleston House.
The similarity is not lost on Rimbaud, who managed to persuade the courts of the cottage's significance as a cultural outpost.
Rimbaud, Vaucher, Eve Libertine and Steve Ignorant (to give them their "punk names"), have breached the old anarchist "all property is theft" maxim.
www.uncarved.org /music/apunk/guardian050101.html   (992 words)

  
 PUNKCAST#1065 Rimbaud/Elliott - Last Amendment - Gavin Brown Passerby NYC - Nov 8 2006
During their existence, 1997-1984, the UK anarcho-nihilist group Crass never toured in the USA, much to the chagrin of many.
'Introspective' by Gee Vaucher, who did the majority of the radical collage art for which the band is famous, had a 2 month run at the Gavin Brown Passerby gallery in West Chelsea in late 2006.
As well as much of that classic Crass imagery, the show also included some remarkable large portrait paintings, that take the hard-realism of her illustration work to new heights of color and texture.
punkcast.com /1065   (248 words)

  
 Crass (band) - JnanaBase   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The philosphical and aesthetic influence of Crass on numerous punk bands from the 1980s on cannot be overstated, even if few bands mimicked their often free-form musical style, as evidenced on the album Yes Sir, I Will.
Their collage-art fl-and-white record sleeves produced by Gee Vaucher themselves became a signature aesthetic model.
Whereas the Sex Pistols' anarchism seemed to be a self-consciously nihilistic prank, Crass's anarchism was more directly linked to the libertarian socialist or communalistic varieties of 20th century political thought.
jnana.wikinerds.org /index.php/Crass   (613 words)

  
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Gee's Bend Architecture of the Quilt - MFAH
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 Rocknerd | CRASS ask to be left out of MUFF
According to this post on melbourne indymedia, the punk band CRASS have been asked to be removed from the MUFF schedule.
The letter from member Gee Vaucher to the MUFF organisers remains unanswered:
Dear people who organise the festival, it has come to our attention that you are showing two films made by GEE VAUCHER and MICK DUFFIELD at this year's event.
rocknerd.org /articles/04/07/13/0229218.shtml   (282 words)

  
 Know Your Product
Gee Vaucher gained international recognition in the late 70's with her artwork for anarcho-peace punks CRASS.
An unsettling look at the nature of human/animal relationships these pieces are hallmark Vaucher.
Virtually 'gestural' collage, Vaucher seems to do little more than clip scenes from our recent printed past & re-present them with the slightest twist of hand.
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 Independent Reviews Site - Book Reviews/Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anne Rice freaks may have trouble adapting to their Dark Queen's stylistic shift, but readers hungry for some light, entertaining trash will come away satisfied and maybe hungry for more.
Gee Vaucher was responsible for much of Crass' slogans, posters and album covers (the band and record label).
She has finally released an extremely glossy and beautiful portfolio/historical book --it's almost like a visual "dear diary" of sorts and more fascinating then even that.
www.theindependentreviewssite.org /4_2000/4_00_rev_fic.html   (936 words)

  
 SOUTHERN | crass
Meanwhile, all the artwork has been carefully reassembled by original Crass member and artist Gee Vaucher.
There were often stalls from various political organisations and the members of the band would wander around the audience handing out leaflets and lyric sheets.
The incredible backdrops which covered the walls were created by G Sus (latterly Gee Vaucher) who also designed the band’s terrifying, humorous and highly acclaimed artwork.
www.southern.com /southern/band/CRASS   (771 words)

  
 About the Press
Located on one of the oldest streets in the heart of Oldham town centre, 36 Bow Street was originally built as a small cotton mill, but continues life in the twenty-first century as a letterpress print shop.
Photographs at left from top to bottom: Workshop taken from window of our neighbour Alz Gym, the late John Liddell and Graham print a poster on the Vandercook, the Imperial and the Victoria, Graham checks some type at Gloucester Typesetting, Gee Vaucher prints a poster for Bracket Press (Graham in background).
For more photographs of the presses, the staff and visitors to the press, click on the image below
www.inclinepress.com /about.html   (471 words)

  
 Internet Archive: Details: Rimbaud/Elliott - Last Amendment - 'Oh America'
Quietly, 29 or so years later, another incursion into the 'Land Of The Free' has been taking place in the form of an art exhibit.
'Introspective' by Gee Vaucher, who did the majority of the radical collage art for which the band is famous, has a 2 month run at the Gavin Brown Passerby gallery in West Chelsea.
As well as much of that classic Crass imagery, the show also includes some remarkable large portrait paintings, that take the hard-realism of her collage/illustation to new heights of color and texture.
www.archive.org /details/punkcast1065   (268 words)

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