Concert Tour Poster Blank, "The Rolling Stones in Concert," 1969

Summary

As part of the counterculture of the 1960s, graphic artists looked to the 1890s for an alternative to mainstream design. Concert posters influenced by the Art Nouveau style became ubiquitous. For this Rolling Stones poster, artist David Byrd took the visual structure, central female figure, and color gradation used by Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha and updated them for the 1960s.

As part of the counterculture of the 1960s, graphic artists looked to the 1890s for an alternative to mainstream design. Concert posters influenced by the Art Nouveau style became ubiquitous. For this Rolling Stones poster, artist David Byrd took the visual structure, central female figure, and color gradation used by Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha and updated them for the 1960s.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1969

Subject Date

1969

Creators

Byrd, David Edward 

Stone Promotions Limited 

Tea Lautrec Litho 

Place of Creation

United States, California, San Francisco 

Creator Notes

Poster designed by David Edward Byrd, copyright by Stone Promotions Limited, printed by Tea Lautrec Litho of San Francisco, California.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.191.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Fome-Cor (TM)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 in

Width: 14 in

Inscriptions

printed from top down: THE ROLLING STONES / in concert center under the feet: BYRD bottom border: (copyright) 1969 STONE PROMOTIONS LIMITED / TEA LAUTREC LITHO S.F. CA

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