Psychedelic Graphics of the 1960s – part 2

Leading artists of the 1960s Psychedelic Art movement were San Francisco poster artists such as Wes Wilson, Mouse & Kelly (Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelly), Victor Moscoso, and Rick Griffin. 

This is part 2 of a 2-part post on psychedelic graphics of the 1960s. For background notes and for earlier works, see part 1 also.

February 24-26 1967 Artist Wes Wilson. Grateful Dead, Otis Rush Chicago Blues Band, The Canned Heat Blues Band at Fillmore Auditorium, SF © 1967 Bill Graham © Wes Wilson

March 10-11 1967 Artist David Carlin. Poor Souls at Grande Ballroom, SF © David Carlin

March 10-11 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. Postcard for Quick Silver at Avalon Ballroom © Victor Moscoso

March 30 1967 Artist David Carlin. Scott Richard Case at Grande Ballroom, SF © David Carlin

April 1-2 1967 Artist Wes Wilson. The Byrds, Moby Grape, Andrew Staples at Fillmore Auditorium, SF © 1967 Bill Graham © Wes Wilson

April 2-21 1967 Artist Wes Wilson? The Mothers of Invention at Café Au Go Go - Garrick Theatre, NY © Liberty Graphics Ltd

April 7-9 1967 Artist Wes Wilson. Chambers Brothers, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Sandy Bull at Fillmore Auditorium, SF © 1967 Bill Graham © Wes Wilson

April 14-16 1967 Artist Peter Bailey. Howlin' Wolf, Country Joe & the Fish, Loading Zone at Fillmore Auditorium, SF © 1967 Bill Graham © Peter Bailey

April 21-22 1967 Artist Rick Griffin. Quicksilver Messenger Service, Johnny Hammond and His Screaming Nighthawks, Charles Lloyd at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Rick Griffin

April 28-29 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. Iron Butterfly at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Victor Moscoso

May 5-7 1967 Artist Rick Griffin. Postcard for Big Brother & the Holding Company, Sir Douglas Quintet, The Orkustra at Avalon Ballroom © Rick Griffin

May 12-13 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. The Doors at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Victor Moscoso

May 27 1967 Artist Bob Masse. Jefferson Airplane at Richmond Arena, Richmond, Canada © Bob Masse

June 8-11 1967 Artist Rick Griffin. Big Brother & the Holding Company, Canned Heat, Congress of Wonders at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Rick Griffin

June 20-25 1967 Artist Clifford Charles Seeley. Jefferson Airplane, Gabor Szabo, Jimi Hendrix at Fillmore Auditorium, SF © 1967 Bill Graham © Clifford Charles Seeley

June 22-25 1967 Artist Rick Griffin. Charlatans, The 13th Floor Elevators at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Rick Griffin

June 22-25 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. Siegal Schwall Band, Miller Blues Band at Avalon Ballroom © Victor Moscoso

July 14-15 1967 Artist Bob Masse. Grateful Dead at Dantes Inferno © Bob Masse

August 1-6 1967. Muddy Waters, Buffalo Springfield, Richie Havens, Dan Bruhn’s Fillmore Lights © 1967 Bill Graham

August 24-27 1967 Artist Robert Fried. Big Brother & the Holding Company, Bo Diddly and Bukka White, The Salvation Army Band at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Robert Fried

November 3-5 1967 Artist Gary Grimshaw. The Paupers, MC5 at Grande Ballroom © Gary Grimshaw

November 3-5 1967 Artist Robert Fried. Canned Heat, Lothar & the Hand People, Allmen Joy, Super Ball at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Robert Fried

November 10 1967 Artist Carl Lundgren. James Cotton, MC5 at Grande Ballroom, Detroit © Carl Lundgren

November 17-19 1967 Artist William Henry. Postcard for Bo Diddley at Avalon Ballroom © William Henry

December 8-9 1967 Artist Bob Fried. Canned Heat in Denver, Colorado © Bob Fried

December 26-30 1967 Artist Carl Lundgren. John Lee Hooker at Grande Ballroom, SF © Carl Lundgren

September 1-3 1967 Artists Kelly & Mouse. Miller Blues Band, Mother Earth, Bukka White at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Kelly & Mouse

September 15-17 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. Young Bloods, The Other Half, Mad River at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Victor Moscoso

October 6-8 1967 Artist Victor Moscoso. Blue Cheer, Lee Michaels, Clifton Chenier at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Victor Moscoso

October 13 1967 Artist Gary Grimshaw. Cream in Detroit © Gary Grimshaw

October 15 & 22 1967 Artists Hapsash. The Who at Saville Theatre, London © Hapsash

October 27-28 1967 Artist Gary Grimshaw. MC5 at Grande Ballroom, SF © Gary Grimshaw

January 5-7 1968 Artist Charles Laurens Heald. The Youngbloods, Ace of Cups, John Bauer's Rocking Cloud at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Charles Laurens Heald

January 26-28 1968 Artists Kelly & Mouse. Postcard for Country Joe and the Fish, Charlatans, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks at Avalon Ballroom © Kelly & Mouse

February 10 1968 Artist John Van Hammersveld. Jimi Hendrix Experience, Soft Machine, Electric Flag, Blue Cheer at Shrine Auditorium, LA © John Van Hammersveld

February 16-18 1968 Artist Bob Schnepf. Quicksilver, Ace of Cups, Flamin Groovies at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Bob Schnepf

March 8-10 1968 Artist Stanley Mouse. Postcard for Love, Congress of Wonders, Sons of Champlin at Avalon Ballroom © Stanley Mouse

March 15 1968 Artist Alton Kelly. The Grateful Dead at Carousel Ballroom, SF © Alton Kelly

March 29-31 1968 Artist Bob Schnepf. Jerry Steig & the Satyrs, Sons Of Champlin, Alex Anders Timeless Bloozband at Avalon Ballroom, SF © Bob Schnepf

April 11, 12-13 1968 Artist Patrick Lofthouse. Big Brother and the Holding Company, Iron Butterfly, Booker T and the MGs at Fillmore Auditorium and Winterland, SF © 1968 Bill Graham © Patrick Lofthouse

April 18, 19-20 1968 Artist Patrck Lofthouse. Love, Staple Singers, Roland Kirk at Fillmore Auditorium and Winterland, SF © 1968 Bill Graham © Patrick Lofthouse

May 10 1968 Artist Fantasy Unlimited. Postcard for Jimi Hendrix Experience at Fillmore East, NY © Fantasy Unlimited

May 17-19 1968 Artist William Henry. Postcard for Junior Wells, Sons of Champlin, Santana Blues Band at Avalon Ballroom © William Henry

May 24-26 1968 Artist John Thompson. Postcard for Youngbloods, Kaleidoscope, Hour Glass at Avalon Ballroom © John Thompson

July 26-28 1968 Artist Lee Conklin. Herd, James Cotton Blues Band, Charles Lloyd Quartet at Fillmore-Carousel, SF © 1968 Bill Graham © Lee Conklin

October 3-5 1968 Artist Lee Conklin. Canned Heat, Gordon Lightfoot, Cold Blood at Fillmore West, SF © 1968 Bill Graham © Lee Conklin
The following posters of The Beatles were created by American fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon (1923 - 2004). The applied graphics were done by British designer Richard Weigand, who I hung out with in New York in 1969. After a long career in publishing in New York, Richard Weigand is now Art Director of The New York Times.

1967 © Estate of Richard Avedon © Richard Weigand

1967 © Estate of Richard Avedon © Richard Weigand

1967 © Estate of Richard Avedon © Richard Weigand

1967 © Estate of Richard Avedon © Richard Weigand

1967 © Estate of Richard Avedon © Richard Weigand

1968 Poster for 'Hair' the musical. Photograph by Ruspoli-Rodriguez

1969 June 27 1969 Artist Lee Conklin. Grateful Dead, Hot Tuna at The Barn © Lee Conklin
 

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