I love most
of Wes Wilson's stuff...especially when he really buttoned down
his style the following year. But this work of art is outstanding
on its own, and especially so considering it was done so early
Of all the
posters in my collection....even the classic knockout Wilson's,
Griffin's, and Moscoso's....this
is my favorite.
is conceptually brilliant, and Wilson nailed the flame lettering
beautifully....far ahead of his apparent skill level at that time.
It's a perfect piece. This is pure art---pure inspiration with
the ability to make it happen and render it with force and total
when I first saw this poster in the window of The Psychedelic
Shop on Haight, I stopped in my tracks. It grabbed me instantly
and was the first concert poster to ever do that. I was stunned
by the concept and by the execution, and admired it immediately.
hole, bottom left corner missing, otherwise perfect.