American Psychedelic and Rock 'n Roll Art
This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Psychedelic and Rock 'n Roll Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
Heart and Torch: Rick Griffin's Transcendence (9/18/07)
Rock On! (5/10/05)
Rock On! The Art of the Music Poster from the 60s and 70s (1/21/04)
Baby-Boom Daydreams: The Art of Douglas Bourgeois (12/29/03)
Feelin' Groovy: Rock and Roll Graphics, 1966-1970 (5/20/03)
The Art of the Music Poster of the 60s and 70s (5/8/03)
High Society: Psychedelic Rock Posters of Haight-Ashbury (4/5/02)
Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era (4/3/00)
Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era (8/9/99)
From other websites:
Antiques Roadshow/Tips of the Trade: Rock 'n' Roll Posters, from PBS. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Behind the Beyond: Psychedelic Posters and Fashion in San Francisco, 1966-71 is a 2017 exhibit at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University which says: "Organized by artist Gary Westford and drawn from his extensive personal collection in celebration of the 50th anniversary of "The Summer of Love," this exhibition features more than 100 iconic posters, historic photographs, and related ephemera that highlight the development of the "psychedelic" art style." Accessed 8/17
Posters of the '60s, from the University of Virginia Library. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Psychedelic Posters and Art: But Is It Art?, by Carey Million, Temple University. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Rock Handbills, from the University of Virginia Library. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Rock Music, from the University of Virginia Library. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll is a 2017 exhibit at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco / de Young Museum which
says: "After exploring the place in which the counterculture germinated,
the exhibition investigates the movement's aesthetic content. Largely drawing
upon San Francisco's geographic location and colorful past, rock-poster
artists including Griffin, Robert Fried, Stanley Mouse and others, and fashion
designers such as Burray Olson and Jeanne Rose, layered stereotypical imagery
of the American West alongside aesthetic styles borrowed from the Victorian
era and Far Eastern cultures in their work, often in response to the city's
growing music industry." Also see the press
release for this excellent online presentation. Accessed
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