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Neon Rose #8

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    US (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moscoso, Victor, born 1936 (designer)
    Ubac, Raoul, born 8 - died 1985 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.443-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR16

Physical description

Psychedelic poster Neon Rose #8, featuring a photograph by 'Paul Ubac' (possibly by the surrealist Raoul Ubac) of a couple fighting or embracing. The image is difficult to read, as it is printed blue on pink. The lettering announcing the event is highly stylised, and coloured green on a pink background, reading around the edge of the poster), 'Otis Rush, Matrix, 3135 Fillmore, San Francisco, Minors Welcome, Feb 28-Mar 1-2'.

Place of Origin

US (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

Moscoso, Victor, born 1936 (designer)
Ubac, Raoul, born 8 - died 1985 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

' MINORS WELCOME . FEB 28-MAR 1-2 / OTIS RUSH / MATRIX . 3135 FILLMORE . SAN FRANCISCO'.
Aaround the edge of the poster, from lower left to lower right, amorphous lettering, green on pink

'© 1967 NEON ROSE Photo: PAUL UBAC'
Series and artist (photograph), lower left corner of poster

'Moscoso'
Printed, as if signed, artist's name, lower right corner

Dimensions

Height: 50.8 cm, Width: 35.5 cm

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster, Neon Rose #8, 'Otis Rush at the Matrix' by Victor Moscoso, United States, 1967

Production Note

Photographic image incorrectly attributed to 'Paul Ubac' on the poster. The artis who made this image is actually Raoul Ubac.

Materials

Paper; Inks

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Music; Figures; Psychedelic

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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