Bob Dylan poster by Milton Glaser: at auction this week

 

Bob Dylan poster by Milton Glaser

Bob Dylan poster by Milton Glaser, © Milton Glaser 1966

A copy of the celebrated Bob Dylan poster by Milton Glaser is being auctioned this week by New York specialists Poster Auctions International, via Invaluable.

The Bob Dylan poster – one of the finest pieces of rock art available to man  – was produced by Milton Glaser in 1966, at the peak of the singer’s creative powers.

Here are the details of the Bob Dylan poster from Invaluable:

invaluable for Poster Auctions International, Lot 313, NYC 16 Oct

Estimated Price: $1,200 – $1,500

Description: Artist: MILTON GLASER (1929- ) Size: 22 x 32 3/4 in./55.6 x 83.4 cm Originally included in Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits-Volume 1 album on vinyl, this image of the singer is possibly Glaser’s most iconic design. When speaking of it, the artist mentions being influenced by Duchamps and Islamic paintings, resulting in “a style some now consider peculiarly American” (Glaser, p. 50).

Condition Report: A/ Usual fold marks.  Dimensions: 22 x 32 3/4 in./55.6 x 83.4 cm.  Artist or Maker: MILTON GLASER (1929- ).  Medium: Poster.  Date: 1966.

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