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An Interview with Bruce Licher – A Graphics Composition

Introduction and Three Part Conversation with
TQ’s Aram Yardumian and Graphic Artist-Musician Bruce Licher —  

Prolegomenon, Part One, Part Two, Part Three

Generously shared, below are selections from Bruce Licher’s personal archives of his graphic design and letterpress art.

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LAMA-Nov-8-1980-flyer-017_500

Flyer for the event at the Los Angeles Museum of Art for the performance on November 8th, 1980, featuring Bridge, Neef, Arrow Book Club (Urinals-related experimental rock combo), films by John Talley-Jones, Brent Wilcox and Bruce Licher, along with metal performance

_UCLA-NEEF-LP-6751_500

Front cover of a fictitious NEEF LP created by Bruce Licher in a silkscreen printing class at UCLA

P-197-Slash-review_500

Slash magazine review of Project 197, along with an ad layout created for the release

SR-1st-comm-postcard-061

Savage Republic First Commemorative Stamp sheet announcement card

SR-1st-comm-sheet---065

Sheet of 40 stamps: Savage Republic First Commemorative Stamp

SR-postcard-1-28-83

Letterpress printed postcard announcing a Savage Republic performance at the Anticlub with 100 Flowers, Minutemen and Pell Mell 28th January 1983 

SR + Psi Com gig card_500

Letterpress printed postcard announcing two Savage Republic performances in San Francisco and Santa Cruz, with Psi-Com (Perry Farrell’s pre-Janes Addiction band), The Fontanelles and Camper Van Beethoven

PiL-&-SR-ticket-008_500

Letterpress printed ticket for Savage Republic gig opening for Public Image, Ltd. at Pasadena Convention Center, November 7th 1982

BLDC-card

Front & back sides of the letterpress-printed post card announcement for 2008 exhibit of work by Bruce Licher at Dangerous Curve Gallery in downtown Los Angeles

BLDC-opening-1_500

Opening reception of the 2008 exhibit of work by Bruce Licher at Dangerous Curve Gallery in downtown Los Angeles — Photo: Jeri Heiden

Nate-print-1_500

Limited edition letterpress-printed fine art print of the Nate Starkman & Son Building by Bruce Licher, from a photo by the artist, signed and numbered edition of 37 copies, circa 1992

Bridge-film-showing_500

Flyer for a showing of the short film titled “Bridge”, shot entirely in the underground utility tunnels at UCLA in early 1980

IPR-Mailorder-Catalog-cover_500

Letterpress-printed cover for the 10th Anniversary Mailorder Catalog, circa 1990, in the days before the internet, when it was all done with paper and stamps

SR 1st Comm stamp proofs_500

Signed proof card of the two printing plates for the 1983 First Commemorative Stamp Issue for Savage Republic

SR-1st-comm-stamp-postcard_500

Address side of the postcard announcing the First Commemorative Stamp issue for Savage Republic, with the 2nd Provisional Savage Republic overprinted US precanceled postage stamp used to pay the postage.  1000 cards printed in May 1983

SR-9-82-card_500

2-color letterpress printed post card advertising two Savage Republic performances during September of 1982

First-SR-postcard_500

Postcard announcing the upcoming LP release by Africa Corps

ProlegomenonPart OnePart TwoPart Three

 

 

 

 

 

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