Van Hamersveld: Graphic Works
September 28 - October
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,
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.