Before its official May 14 opening in New York, the Peter Golding Collection a world-renowned collection of rock & roll artwork from the 60s and 70s is coming to San Francisco tomorrow (Apr. 25) through Sunday (Apr. 27).
The collection features prized posters, album covers, and all kinds of painted paraphernalia from the Grateful Dead, The Doors and Jimi Hendrix, including a famous painting of Jerry Garcia called The Jester with Mandolin and Roses, and The Flying Eyeball, a Hendrix-themed piece expected to sell for the tune of $350,000.
Stephanie Connell, a specialist with Bonhams & Butterfields auctioneers, says, Its nostalgic. People get to own a piece of the era.
But dont expect the paintings and posters to replace any memories that may have gone up in psychedelic 60s smoke.
Connell says, If you went to any of these shows, youd definitely remember them.
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