The Posters of the Grateful Dead Archive

Spreading the Word: Internationally

As the Dead began to travel, so did their poster art. The spread of the San Francisco psychedelic poster aesthetic is especially clear in efforts like Bob Masse’s sensuous image celebrating the Dead’s 1967 performance in Vancouver, which marked a new synthesis of art nouveau and psychedelia.

Grateful Dead, Daily Flash, Love-in, July 13, Agradome, Collectors, Painted Ship, July 14-15 [1967].