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Poster, The Miller Blues Band, 1967

This is a Poster. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Victor Moscoso credits his Yale professor Josef Albers as the influence for a signature feature of his work: the use of vibrating colors. Although Day-Glo or fluorescent inks were widely available in the 1960s, Moscoso declined to use them, relying instead on color juxtapositions to replicate the hyper-saturated color illusions associated with the use of hallucinogenic drugs.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Schreyer.

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Its dimensions are

50.3 x 35.8 cm (19 13/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in blue ink, lower right, in script: Moscoso

It is inscribed

Printed in blue ink, lower left: © 1967 NEON ROSE #2

Cite this object as

Poster, The Miller Blues Band, 1967; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 50.3 x 35.8 cm (19 13/16 x 14 1/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Schreyer; 1979-34-38

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