I recently attended the Opening Night Party for the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Museum Council. Every guest was randomly assigned to a half hour tour with a curator. I have to be 100% honest and say that I groaned a bit when I found out that I was on the "Summer of Love" tour. It wasn't an exhibit that seemed particularly interesting to me.
It's a small exhibit -- mostly posters and album covers...
I, of course, was drawn to some of the artwork by a favorite motif:
(Check out more of Josef Albers work here.) A poster in similar colors:
My biggest take away from the exhibit was the typography of Wes Wilson.
Wilson became famous for his psychedelic lettering, which was based on lettering by turn-of-the-century artist, Alfred Roller. You can download fonts based on both Roller and Wilson's (also here) typography work.
I love the way he fills the space with type. This...
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