John Van Hamersveld: Graphic Works

September 28 - October 27, 2012

opening reception Friday September 28, 7 - 10pm

Red Bank FrameWorks is proud to present in the gallery "John Van Hamersveld: Graphic Works", an up close look at over 5 decades of design and print work by one of America's original psychedelic poster artists.

Showcasing 15 examples of works on paper: from his original breakthrough graphic for surf film classic "Endless Summer" in 1966, through sixties and seventies designs for the Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, and the Velvet Underground, to recent prints including his surf-themed "Water Works" series, and coming back full circle to tripped out posters for the 2005 Cream re-union shows in London and NYC, and the recent Steve Winwood - Eric Clapton concerts.

In addition to posters and works on paper, John has designed record covers, advertisements, and promotional materials for the Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Jimmy McGriff, Blondie, KISS, Rolling Stones, Public Image Ltd., The Who, and many, many, more...

Through his design firm, Coolhous Studios, John Van Hamersveld has remained at the forefront of international graphic design for over 5 decades, teaching and inspring new generations of graphic artists.

This fall, Ginko Press will be releasing a hardbound monograph "Van Hamersveld | Coolhous Studio: 50 Years of Graphic Design by John van Hamersveld" with a forward by Shepard Fairey.

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