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Charles Peterson's Nirvana, LIMITED EDITION

Sale price$500.00

*The $500 special edition is limited to 100 signed copies, accompanied by a signed pigment print (see slideshow) only available through this project. The special edition is wrapped in a custom jacket designed by SubPop art director and longtime Peterson collaborator Jeff Kleinsmith*

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Charles Peterson’s Nirvana, in the tradition of many great documentary photobooks, expands beyond Peterson’s iconic images of the band seen repeatedly over the last thirty years (on album covers, in magazines, and in dozens of compilation books and exhibitions focused on this music and its birth era) to highlight gems never before published. Over a five-year photo edit, Peterson looked at each one of thousands of frames, considering what drew him to Nirvana in the first place—their music. He honed in on compositions that stimulated visceral memories of their live performances.

The resulting selection of photographs and their carefully constructed sequence mash up venues and years, suffering and the sublime, to arrive at a visual experience that one cannot help but also feel, and hear.

Art direction by Jeff Kleinsmith.

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