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GARY GRIMSHAW - GUERRILLA LOVEFARE - MC5. This poster in the series was made originally as a benefit for the 1967 Steering Committee. The idea was to organize newspaper columnists, musicians, and other local artists so as develop a strong, unified voice to express the group's collective vision. Unfortunately this show never happened as many of its participants were arrested in massive dope raid a week prior to the event. The vision of the '67 Steering Committee / Artists Workshop eventually expanded into Trans-Love Energies Unlimited, featuring activists from the Workshop, LeMar, Guerrilla, 5th Estate, Mixed Media, Magic Veil Light Show, Plum Street, MC-5, Billy C & The Sunshine, designers, poets, screenwriters, photographers, printers, merchants and other humans. The size of this print is 19 x 25 in.

The Gary Grimshaw Memorial Series is a limited run (editions of only 100), large (avg. 18 x 24 in.), silkscreen prints showcasing the works of Detroit based visual artist Gary Grimshaw. Most known for his psychedelic poster art for the Grande Ballroom in the late sixties, Garys work is the visual essence of Detroit's rock and roll underground. But his work wasn't limited to the Grande or rock and roll. He was also very active in the underground press scene in Michigan as well as California, contributing to publications like The Fifth Estate, Ann Arbor Sun, San Francisco Oracle, and the Berkeley Tribe. He also created countless logos and designs for many local businesses and artists. Working very closely with the Gary Grimshaw Legacy Foundation and Gary's wife, Laura, the artist and printers ensure this series retains a well made, high quality standard that will not only meet the approval of you the collector, but more importantly, that Gary would have approved as well. The artist has made over two hundred fliers over the years for local and non-local shows / events, and is the principal restorative artist for the Gary Grimshaw Memorial Series, as well as countless other designs, logos, and branding for many local institutions and independent organizations.

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    GARY GRIMSHAW - GUERRILLA LOVEFARE - MC5 Poster

    Estimate $50 - $60Nov 15, 2017
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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