John Entwistle, the Artist

John Entwistle

John Entwistle was born a long time ago. He spent his early childhood dodging dinosaurs and searching for a cave with just the right amount of echo. This Biography was revised and finished by John on June 24th, 2002, three days before he died. Forced by his mother to play the piano at the age […]

Working with Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

Two years in and Walnut Street Gallery was in full swing with our Art of Rock and Roll® exhibits.  We had developed great relationships with the photographers and album cover artists for the Grateful Dead. Our collectors were excited about enjoying the visual imagery created for and inspired by the music they loved. During the […]

A Brief History of Concert Posters

For decades, posters have announced upcoming shows and enticed audiences to attend. Concert promoters also designed handbill versions of many posters as sidewalk handouts.  As music changed over time, so did artistic perspective and printing techniques. Artists became better skilled with their craft, evolving from the spare and straightforward style of early “boxing” posters to […]