Produced in collaboration with Woodstock Executive Producer, Michael Lang, Woodstock Experience, retells the story of the most influential music festival in history through an official book & multimedia box set in celebration of Woodstock's 40th anniversary, published as a signed limited edition of only 1,000 copies.
Woodstock Experience reproduces many hundreds of photographs with the quality and finishing readers expect from Genesis. The official Woodstock archives of Henry Diltz, and a previously unseen portfolio by the late Dan Garson, are both published.Of the photographers represented, Henry Diltz, was Woodstock's only official photographer. No one was afforded the same level of access as Henry, or possesses the extensive archive that is published in this edition.
Not since the milestone publication of Blinds & Shutters in 1989 has Genesis enlisted so many participants. 65 artists and luminaries provide an unparalleled account of Woodstock and the era.'Eight months before the event, I had a dream. I was on a stage looking out at a sea of people, and I knew that was coming. I didn't have the specifics of it, but I had the end results. I just followed that.' Michael Lang
Volumes I and II are superbly printed on heavyweight art paper and cloth-bound with gilded page edging and hand-tooling. The hand-made case houses both volumes. A leather pocket secures the authentic Woodstock ticket. A draw holds essays, record and fineSilk-screened on the front and back of Woodstock Experience are two exclusive artworks created by Shepard Fairey - the artist behind Barack Obama's 'Hope' presidential campaign poster.
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The vintage ticket included in each copy, plus two signed books, vinyl, art & essays make this an historic celebration of the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair.
Since 1974 Genesis has created signed limited edition books on behalf of authors and artists ranging from the Beatles to Buckingham Palace.
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