Author(s): John Van Hamersveld
Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld concentrates on this legendary artists distinctive designs through his approach to drawing. Accompanying the 2013 exhibition at California State University Northridges Art Galleries, this comprehensive catalogue brings together Van Hamersvelds designs that use music, popular culture, and surfing as inspiration.Born in 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland, John Van Hamersveld attended and taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. From his earliest positions as art director of Surfer Magazine and Capitol Records, his career includes drawings and designs for album covers, posters, packaging, magazines, and book design. Written and designed by Van Hamersveld, this book highlights the importance of his drawing practice during his extensive career spanning more than fifty years.