THE MAVERICK TRADITION: POSTERING IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

“No serious poster enthusiast would question San Francisco’s supremacy as the Mecca and mother lode of rock and roll art. And as the psychedelic explosion

“No serious poster enthusiast would question San Francisco’s supremacy as the Mecca and mother lode of rock and roll art. And as the psychedelic explosion in Haight Ashbury reverberated across the country and around the world, other cities began to produce posters in homage to the original Sixties esthetic that drove the poster renaissance in San Francisco. Yet arguably, after San Francisco, no city can boast as rich a music poster tradition as Austin, Texas, where from the mid-Sixties until today a fortuitous combination of factors has spawned a mind-boggling barrage of posters and handbills.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE