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Steppenwolf Poster by Bob Fried

The Steppenwolf, Charlie Musselwhite, The Fourth Way, and Indian Head Band poster depicts a psychedelic image of a face with a headless made of blue hands covered with yellow stars. The face is green and the eyes are yellow and lined with decorative black liners. The lower lip and the sides of the mouth are…

Grateful Dead; Morning Glory Poster by Bob Fried

This Grateful Dead rock concert poster depicts a skeleton wearing ear muffs and a flowing yellow scarf snow skiing down a hill at night in a plaque-shaped frame. The text on the outside of the frame resembles hippie like font and it reads “Grateful Dead Morning Glory” at the top. There are scrolls on the…

Bob Fried

Painter, printmaker and sculptor Robert, or Bob, Fried is most well known for the psychedelic rock concert posters he created for many popular bands during San Francisco’s “Summer of Love”. He created posters and handbills for live music concerts, club dates and legendary events. He became very famous and influential in the time through his…

Ancient Spanish Ballads: Historical and Romantic

The book I chose was Ancient Spanish Ballads: Historical and Romantic by John Gibson Lockhart (1842). My first visual impression was that this book is pristine and it looks like a luxury item. It is a breathtaking masterpiece of a book and it gave me chills just to look at it. Every inch of the…