ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 8/16/2018

Michael Jackson, Michelangelo and David LaChapelle, 'On the Wall'

DATE 8/15/2018

KAWS on Michael Jackson, 'On the Wall'

DATE 8/14/2018

But wow! The Americans!

DATE 8/13/2018

BACK IN STOCK! Robert Frank: The Americans

DATE 8/12/2018

Dress as sculpture in 'Viktor & Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years'

DATE 8/11/2018

Get 'Brazilian Modern Design' at SHOPPE OBJECT

DATE 8/10/2018

'The Swimming Pool in Photography' featured in the 'Wall Street Journal'

DATE 8/9/2018

'Frank Kunert: Lifestyle' reviewed in WIRED

DATE 8/7/2018

Jim Marshall on Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

DATE 8/7/2018

Johnny Cash at Folsom and San Quentin, empowered as if by divine authority

DATE 8/6/2018

Happy Birthday Andy Warhol, born August 6, 1928

DATE 8/5/2018

An epic movie-novel: Andy Warhol's The Chelsea Girls

DATE 8/4/2018

Karine Laval's 'Poolscapes' is just the book for the last languid days of summer

DATE 8/4/2018

Summer seduction in Karine Laval's 'Poolscapes'

DATE 8/3/2018

1940s Black Chicago in 'A Vision Shared'

DATE 8/3/2018

Join us at SHOPPE OBJECT Independent Home & Gift Show

DATE 8/2/2018

Back in Stock! The Essential Cy Twombly

DATE 8/2/2018

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hank O'Neal's 'A Vision Shared'

DATE 8/1/2018

ARTBOOK | D.A.P. Welcomes SPBH Editions!

DATE 8/1/2018

Still the best: 'The Essential Cy Twombly'

DATE 8/1/2018

ARTBOOK | D.A.P. Welcomes SPBH Editions!

DATE 7/31/2018

Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

DATE 7/30/2018

Identity: Six decades of logo design by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

DATE 7/29/2018

NEW! Picasso: Ceramics

DATE 7/29/2018

Recto / Verso: Art Publishing in Practice

DATE 7/28/2018

Christopher Willoughby & James Munn launch "This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary’s Baby" at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

DATE 7/28/2018

Special magic in 'This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby'

DATE 7/27/2018

This Is No Dream… Reel Art Press celebrates the 50th anniversary of 'Rosemary's Baby'

DATE 7/26/2018

Frail and beautiful and deeply human

DATE 7/25/2018

Psychological and erotic, "Saul Leiter: In My Room"

DATE 7/24/2018

Burt Glinn's 'The Beat Scene'—a national treasure

DATE 7/23/2018

From East to West, Upper Bohemia to Lower: Burt Glinn documented 'The Beat Scene'

DATE 7/22/2018

'Posturing' at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

DATE 7/22/2018

Celebrate the SF Art Book Fair with 'Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance'

DATE 7/21/2018

Find summertime staff favorite 'Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums' at the SF Art Book Fair

DATE 7/21/2018

Sara Jane Boyers & Shana Nys Dambrot on "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" at Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

DATE 7/20/2018

From Kenneth Anger to Agnès Varda: Jonas Mekas' 'Conversations with Film-makers'

DATE 7/20/2018

'Shoplifters 7' launch at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

DATE 7/19/2018

Mario Carnicelli's American Voyage

DATE 7/18/2018

Blurring and deformation in 'Bacon / Giacometti'

DATE 7/18/2018

Renate Aller and Terrie Sultan talk and signing at Parrish Art Museum

DATE 7/18/2018

Renate Aller and Terrie Sultan talk and signing at Parrish Art Museum

DATE 7/17/2018

The milestone telling its story in 'Bacon / Giacometti'

DATE 7/16/2018

Join us at the 2018 SF Art Book Fair!

DATE 7/16/2018

MoMA's 'Toward a Concrete Utopia' revives a lost architecture

DATE 7/15/2018

Fantastic Brutalism in hot MoMA show, 'Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980'

DATE 7/14/2018

BACK IN STOCK! Deanna Templeton: The Swimming Pool

DATE 7/13/2018

David Hockney, palm trees and homoeroticism in 'Paradise is Now'

DATE 7/12/2018

Palm trees and art in 'Paradise Is Now'

DATE 7/12/2018

Celebrate the radical optimism of Buckminster Fuller during the month of his birth 123 years ago!

DATE 7/11/2018

Game-changing fashion photography in Posturing


BOOKS IN THE MEDIA

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 3/20/2015

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times

Ken Johnson reviews Dan Nadel and Norman Hathaway's Victor Moscoso drawings show at Andrew Edlin Gallery: "In the 1960s, Victor Moscoso produced some of the most memorable acid rock posters of the psychedelic revolution in San Francisco. He also contributed trippy strips to Zap Comix, the underground publication founded by R. Crumb. Organized by the curator and writer Dan Nadel and the graphic designer and design historian Norman Hathaway, this exhibition offers a tantalizing glimpse back at an unusually euphoric time for graphic design. Along with vintage concert posters, it presents original drawings, collages and surrealistic comic strips from 1967 to 1982, including several studies for one of Mr. Moscoso’s most famous images: the phallic, tap-dancing, hat-tipping Mr. Peanut, which graced the cover of Zap No. 4."

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
ABOVE: Preliminary drawing and color study for the cover of Zap Comix no. 4,1969. All images are reproduced from Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982.

"Born in Spain in 1936, Mr. Moscoso moved with his family to Brooklyn in 1940. One of the few celebrated psychedelic poster artists with extensive academic training, he attended Cooper Union and earned a B.A. at Yale. There he studied with the painter Josef Albers, whose color theories came in handy in 1966 when Mr. Moscoso started producing his chromatically electric posters for the Grateful Dead, the Doors and other bands. He also earned a master’s degree in painting at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1961."

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
ABOVE: "The Miller Blues Band", 1967.

"It’s helpful to compare the career of the graphic designer Paul Rand, who created logos for corporations like IBM, UPS and Enron. While Mr. Rand’s instantly legible designs expressed faith in American capitalism, Mr. Moscoso’s riotous, perceptually and conceptually confounding works advanced a countercultural ethos of imaginative and instinctual freedom whose effects continue to reverberate in today’s artistic culture."

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
ABOVE: "LUNA TOON," Zap no. 2, (set of two),1968.


Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
ABOVE: "Incredible Poetry,"1967 and "Blues Project,"1967.


Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
ABOVE: Victor Moscoso at Cal Litho, San Francisco, in front of an ATF Super Chief printing press,1967. Photo by Cummings Walker.
Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times
Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings Reviewed in NY Times

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982

Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982

ANDREW EDLIN GALLERY
Pbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / 80 color.

$35.00  free shipping





ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com