The Grass Roots Handbill
The Grass Roots Handbill
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The Grass Roots Handbill

  • 1st Printing $1,831 $1,831 $0
  • 1st Printing $1,831 $1,831 $0
TOUR/SHOW:
  • A Stone Facade
Item Number:
  • FD011-HB
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Jun 3, 1966 - Jun 4, 1966
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 8 1/2" x 11"
Print Variations

The handbill was printed once before the concert in black ink on white paper. This handbill was the first of the larger handbills, measuring 8 1/2" x 11".

About Victor Moscoso

Born in Spain, Victor Moscoso was the first of the rock poster artists with serious academic training and experience. At the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, Moscoso saw rock posters and decided that he could "make some money doing posters for those guys." In 1966, he began designing posters for the Avalon Ballroom; and under his own imprint, Neon Rose, a series for the Matrix, a San Francisco nightclub. Moscoso's style is most notable for its visual intensity, which was obtained by manipulating form and color to create optical effects. He used clashing, vibrating colors and deliberately illegible psychedelic lettering to demand attention.