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Psychedelic Art

Updated on March 20, 2012

What is Psychedelic Art

Fantastic, metaphysical and surrealistic subject matter, kaleidoscopic, fractal or paisley patterns, bright and/or highly contrasting colours, extreme depth of detail or stylisation of detail. Morphing of objects and/or themes and sometimes collage, inclusion of phosphenes and other entopic motifs, repetition of motifs.

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PSYCHEDELIC READINGS

Organica (Organica)
Organica (Organica)

World-renowned painter and tattooist Guy Aitchison's book, Organica, covers the last 18 years of his career and focusses in particular on the abstract, free-form imagery that he is known for. Showing tattoos and paintings side by side, the book aims to emphasize the connection between these two very different art media, and the wide variety of unusual offspring that have resulted from this innovative artist working between these two classic art forms. Organica is a high-quality, large-format glo...

 
DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences
DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences

A clinical psychiatrist explores the effects of DMT, one of the most powerful psychedelics known. • A behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of psychedelic research. • Provides a unique scientific explanation for the phenomenon of alien abduction experiences. From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman conducted U.S. Government-approved and funded clinical research at t...

 
The Summer of Love: Psychedelic Art, Social Crisis and Counterculture in the 1960s (Liverpool University Press - Tate Liverpool Critical Forum)
The Summer of Love: Psychedelic Art, Social Crisis and Counterculture in the 1960s (Liverpool University Press - Tate Liverpool Critical Forum)

Though more than a generation has passed since the revolutionary fervor of the Summer of Love of 1967, the 1960s in many ways seem with us still. From recurring debates over the war in Vietnam to the perpetually appealing music of the Beatles and the Rolling Stone to the concern about youth drug use, the legacy of the 1960s is ubiquitous in contemporary life. The Summer of Love brings together an impressive group of historians, artists, and cultural critics to present a rich and varied interpret...

 
Rhino's Psychedelic Trip (Book)
Rhino's Psychedelic Trip (Book)

Woven of flashbacks by musicians, artists, authors, radicals and folks who "were there" in the '60s, this book by author Alan Bisbort (The White Rabbit and Other Delights) and Rolling Stone staffer Parke Puterbaugh travels through: San Francisco's rock revolution, with bands like the Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead; the British underground scene, with Pink Floyd and Cream; the phenomenon of The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper"; the dawn of psychedelia in Los Angeles, with the Doors and Frank Zapp...

 
The Art of the Fillmore: The Poster Series 1966-1971
The Art of the Fillmore: The Poster Series 1966-1971

Legendary impresario Bill Graham began in January 1966 to commission posters to promote the concerts he was putting on at San Francisco's Fillmore auditorium. The poster artists followed the revolutionary mandate of the sixties consciousness, creating vivid, irreverent banners that reflected their own sense of poetics, style, and wit. What resulted were signature juxtapositions of design, lettering, and color that spawned a brand new art form. Their muse was the cosmic synergy that then abounded...

 
Psychedelic Chic: Artistic Fashions of the Late 1960s & Early 1970s
Psychedelic Chic: Artistic Fashions of the Late 1960s & Early 1970s

Brilliant colors, eye-popping designs, luxurious fabrics--all these and more characterize the unforgettable fashion trends of the late 1960s and early 1970s. This was a turbulent, exciting era in our history, and clothing styles clearly reflected the fast-moving, youth-oriented culture we remember now with a sense of awe. Sophisticated or casual, clothing became an expression of personal feelings, ideas, and attitudes. Consumers hungered for bold new looks, and designers--led by Emilio Pucci of....

 
Psychedelic Posters: 2008 Wall Calendar
Psychedelic Posters: 2008 Wall Calendar

Psychedelic Posters Wall Calendar: Tune in, turn on, and drop out, man, in the crazy colors and mindbending patterns of psychedelic posters from the late 1960s. Concert posters by iconic counterculture bands like The Chambers Brothers, Big Brother & the Holding Co., and The Blues Project are presented alongside beautiful examples of the Age of Aquarius's coolest and most beautiful graphic design.

 
Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era
Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era

Colorful, thought-provoking, eclectic, and readable, Summer of Love is the definitive guide to the art of the psychedelic era. Richly illustrated, the book presents a wide range of images of artworks-including posters, record covers, photography, and film-alongside a wealth of contextual material and a number of informative essays by leading academics, cultural theorists, and critics. Moving beyond nostalgia to cover a wide range of issues, the contributors examine the profound influence of the....

 
Videohound's Groovy Movies: Far-Out Films of the Psychedelic Era
Videohound's Groovy Movies: Far-Out Films of the Psychedelic Era

Cold wars. Hot babes. Cool spies. Warm flesh. Good vibes. Resist authority. Remain nonchalant. "VideoHound’s Groovy Movies" is an enlightening, entertaining, eye-opening excursion to more than 200 of the most intriguing and extreme works in cinematic history—films so weird, so wacky, so cool, they’re guaranteed to make jaws drop even today. More than very complicated espionage with arresting cleavage was in the air. Much more. It was a renaissance era for art in general, and these...

 
Off the Wall: Psychedelic Rock Posters from San Francisco
Off the Wall: Psychedelic Rock Posters from San Francisco

Showcases more than a hundred of the most imaginative and colorful posters to come out of San Francisco's psychedelic rock music scene. In the mid-1960s, San Francisco rock, or psychedelic rock, emerged in Haight-Ashbury, fueled by the use of hallucinogenic drugs like LSD. Groups and musicians such as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Santana, and others rose to prominence and in turn influenced musical groups around the United States and in other parts....

 
Psychedelic Decadence: Sex, Drugs & Low-Art in Sixties & Seventies Britain
Psychedelic Decadence: Sex, Drugs & Low-Art in Sixties & Seventies Britain

Glam & Gutter! Popular British culture of the 1960s and 1970s, with an emphasis on the 'throwaway' world of sex, drugs, comics and rock'n'roll. From clichéd hippies to nonconformists, through trend-crushing youth movements to pop stars in bad horror movies and prog rock.

 
Psychedelics
Psychedelics

A collection of informative articles from the pages of the Journal of Psychedelic Monographs and Essays. The subjects range from Amazonian shamanism to new studies of LSD and the latest designer drugs. If you have an interest in psychedelic drugs and culture, and are wondering what is going on today, Psychedelics will serve as an excellent introduction.

 

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