This chart shows the history of African-American music and how it has evolved from Folk Spirituals to Detroit Techno and Hip-hop. It was created by Dr. Portia Maultsby, Professor Emerita of Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, specializing in African American Music.
I (Archie) saw this on a friend of mine's instagram account and reached out to see if we could make some prints together. Thankfully she was excited about it and here they are!
Lesson: Always put your name on your work!
8.5"x11" Letterpress Print
ABOUT LETTERPRESS PRINTING
Letterpress is a very complicated and expensive printing method that I am obsessed with. All letterpress prints are slammed with 600 pounds of pressure, creating a deep, tactile texture. The ink gets embedded into the thick soft paper so it won't fade within your lifetime. Read more about letterpress printing here.
Your local frame shop is going to do a better job than anyone else. There's a reason this craft endures and cannot be automated: It's skilled work that is best done face-to-face in physical space.