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Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:00:17 +0000
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Object of the Day
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1960s
Art Nouveau
letterforms
music
posters
psychedelic
rock
women
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<img width="640" height="1021" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a rock concert poster showing a face in profile, surrounded by pink, black, and grey streams of flowing, wavy hair. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b.jpg 642w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b-188x300.jpg 188w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b-147x235.jpg 147w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="31717" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/10/23/deliberately-disorienting/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b.jpg" data-orig-size="642,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="82662_8216c440c20b788b_b" data-image-description="&lt;p&gt;The face is surrounded by pink, black, and light grey streams of flowing, wavy hair. Within the hair, one can read the following text in thick, curving bubble letters: in pink, upper left: OTIS RUSH / &amp; HIS CHICAGO BLUES BAND; in black, upper right: GRATEFUL / DEAD; center right: THE ⋮ CANNED / HEAT BLUES / BAND; in pink, center right: FR ⋮ SAT ⋮ SUN / FEBRUARY / 24 ⋮ 25 ⋮ 26 / FRI ⋮ SAT ⋮ 9 PM ⋮ $3.00 / SUN ⋮ 2 • 7 PM ⋮ $2.00; in light grey, across bottom: AT THE FILLMORE.&lt;/p&gt;" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b-188x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/82662_8216c440c20b788b_b.jpg" />A pioneering example of psychedelic design, this work was one of the 56 posters that Wes Wilson produced between 1966 and 1968 for the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. The posters were commissioned by the rock concert promoter Bill Graham, who gave Wilson free rein over his designs until disputes about money severed their connection....
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