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Off the Wall: Psychedelic Rock Posters from San Francisco

Original Release Date: 2005-05
ISBN: 0500285543
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Notes: By Amelie Gastaut (Editor), Jean-Pierre Criqui (Editor). This book features more than one hundred of the most striking and unconventional posters from this memorable period, stunningly printed in five colors to best reproduce the rich hues and dizzying patterns of the originals. The accompanying text covers the history of psychedelic rock music, explains the influences of Art Nouveau, Op Art, and other art movements on the poster design, and discusses the contributions of dozens of artists to the medium. 120 color illustrations.