Lot 218 of 377:
Rick Griffin 1967 Human Be-In Pow-Wow Poster  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Pow-Wow, A Gathering of The Tribes for a Human Be-in
Author:
Griffin, Rick
Place:
Berkeley, California
Publisher:
Berkeley Bonaparte
Date:
1967
Description:

Offset lithographed on buff stock, printed in red and blue. 51x36 cm (20x14¼"). Second Printing.

Scarce poster for the Human Be-In held at the Polo Grounds, Golden Gate Park,  Saturday, January 14, 1967, from 1 to 5 pm and free to all. The first rock poster designed by Griffin, who later went on to design many of the most well known posters of the era.

 

The gathering featured Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Richard Alpert, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dick Gregory, Gary Snyder, Michael McClure and others, including "All San Francisco Rock Bands." One of the iconic event posters of the 1960's, spreading the word about what was probably the last authentic gathering before the innocence of the culture would be diluted and commercialized. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general light wear and toning, pinholes to corners, some tape residue to edges and verso; very good.
 
Item number:
303593
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