Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll by Jill D'AlessandroSummer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll by Jill D'Alessandro

Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll

EditorJill D'Alessandro, Colleen TerryContribution byVictoria Binder

Hardcover | April 11, 2017

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Featuring a wide array of iconic rock posters, period photographs, music memorabilia and light shows, “out-of-this-world” clothing, and avant-garde films, this catalogue celebrates San Francisco’s rebellious and colorful counterculture that blossomed in the years surrounding the 1967 Summer of Love. This book explores, through essays and a succession of thematic plates, the visual and material cultures of a generation searching for personal fulfillment and social change. Presenting key cultural artifacts of the time, Summer of Love introduces and explores the events and experiences that today define this dynamic era.
With essays by Victoria Binder, Dennis McNally, and Joel Selvin.
Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Exhibition dates:
de Young, San Francisco: April 8–August 20, 2017
Jill D’Alessandro is curator of the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. She is the author of Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave and contributed to Lines on the Horizon: Native American Art from the Weisel Family Collection.  Colleen Terry is assistant curator of...
Title:Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and RollFormat:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 11.75 × 9.5 × 1.2 inPublished:April 11, 2017Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520294823

ISBN - 13:9780520294820


Editorial Reviews

"The beautifully illustrated and very readable work provides the social, cultural, and political background that laid the era’s foundation."