John Van Hamersveld’s poster for “Faculty ’68” exhibition at the UCI Art Gallery August 17, 2011Posted by ucisca in Early UCI Campus, Faculty.
Tags: Craig Kaufman, Faculty '68 exhibition, John Van Hamersveld, Richard Smith, Robert Irwin, Tony DeLap, UCI Art Gallery, UCi Studio Art, Vija Celmins
John Van Hamersveld is one of the best known and most prolific poster artists of the last 50 years. He did the design of the iconic poster for Bruce Brown’s film Endless Summer; album covers for the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour and the Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street; the official poster for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games; the poster for the reunion concert of Cream at Royal Albert Hall in 2005; and numerous other important posters. In 1968, he also did the poster for the Faculty ’68 exhibition in the UCI Art Gallery. The exhibition, featuring works of then UCI Studio Art faculty Vija Celmins, Tony DeLap, Robert Irwin, Craig Kaufman, and Richard Smith, ran from April 16- May 5, 1968.
AS-050. University of California, Irvine, Poster Collection. Special Collections and Archives, the U.C. Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California.