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    Stencil by Dogcat Provision.

    From photograph to film poster to street art stencil to photograph to book cover.

    The face is Clare Shenstone, now a portrait painter and artist.

    The Art Window at Pages Bookstore will have a display of stencils by Janet Bike Girl to celebrate the release of the book "Stencil Nation", by Russell Howze.

    The book cover features this photograph of a stencil by dogcatprovision, an artist from Montreal. It is based on a poster for Andy Warhol's film "Chelsea Girls". The original photograph was taken in 1966 by Donald Silverstein when Clare was 16. The poster was designed by Alan Aldridge.

    The book will be available for purchase at the bookstore, there will also be a table featuring other books on street art.

    The display, is part of Bike Month Toronto. The event takes place June 1 to June 20, 2008.

    Pages Books and Magazines
    256 Queen Street West
    Toronto, Canada

    The Chelsea Girls poster is featured in the book "Exploitation Poster Art", published by Aurum Press.

    1. designwallah 78 months ago | reply

      She made it to the cover of the book!

    2. Martinho 78 months ago | reply

      Nice job!!!! You rock! So does Montreal!! Yay!

    3. dogcatprovision 76 months ago | reply

      cool pic, that's my art! comes from an Andy Warhol film poster. Here's the time lapse of me putting it up
      www.stickypod.com/videos/data/500/fg.mp4

    4. designwallah 76 months ago | reply

      dogcatprovision, we've found each other! Thanks for posting your movie. Great stencil and wonderfully put together. I'm glad it made the cover of the Stencil Nation book.

    5. designwallah 75 months ago | reply

      The video is now on YouTube

    6. dogcatprovision 75 months ago | reply

      Thanks Designwallah, you took the picture? Are you from Montreal?

    7. designwallah 75 months ago | reply

      dcp, yes, I took the photograph in May 2007. I'm an ex-Montrealer, now living in Toronto.

    8. designwallah 51 months ago | reply

      Amazing! Here it is again - this photo is by photoproze:

    9. Torganiel 47 months ago | reply

      Hé hé! On a été plusieurs à photographier tout ça :

      et
      Déjà vu
      Félicitations pour la couverture de livre! ;-)

    10. designwallah 47 months ago | reply

      Merci, Torganiel!

    11. designwallah 35 months ago | reply

      On a Swiss site with a page of street art in Montreal

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