2nd Annual Grope for Peace Poster
2nd Annual Grope for Peace Poster
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2nd Annual Grope for Peace Poster

  • 1st Printing $725 $725 $0
  • 1st Printing $725 $725 $0
TOUR/SHOW:
  • 2nd Annual Grope for Peace
Item Number:
  • SAG671226-PO
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Dec 26, 1967
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 19 1/4" x 27 7/8"
About Rick Griffin

Rick Griffin grew up in the surfing culture of Southern California, a milieu which had a profound influence on his art. After high school, he worked on the staff of Surfer magazine and created the best-known surfing cartoon character of the time, Murphy. After his move to San Francisco in 1967, be began combining eclectic typefaces and decorative borders with brilliant colors in his concert posters. Griffin's compositions were complex without being illegible. A perfectionist, Griffin often applied dozens of overlays and redrew lettering again and again until he was satisfied. In the early 1970s, Griffin became a born-again Christian and religious themes dominated his work until his death in a motorcycle accident in 1991.