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Auction Watch: Signed Material in our June CGC Sale!

Auction Watch: Signed Material in our June CGC Sale!

We are pleased to be able to offer the concert poster collecting community an impressive  number of signed items in our current auction, the June CGC Sale! In total, there are 69 signed pieces available for bidding. Most of these signatures are from the artist who designed the piece in question, although band and musician signatures are present as well. These signatures only add to the value and potential of the item in question. Many of these items feature signatures from some of the most important and innovative poster artists in history who are no longer with us. Among these...


Auction Watch: June Mega Sale - The Hometown Connection

Auction Watch: June Mega Sale - The Hometown Connection

It's often surprising for our new customers to discover that Psychedelic Art Exchange, the premier online auction for vintage psychedelic concert posters, calls Baltimore, Maryland its home. Albeit not overtly “magical” like San Francisco, THE City by the Bay, Baltimore Maryland, which borders the Chesapeake Bay, has its own unique charm and a surprising place in concert poster history.  This Baltimore poster connection is clearly illustrated in our current GIGANTIC June Mega Sale. There are several lots in the auction that connect the dots on this journey. Leading off with lot #2 is The Allman Brothers Band at the Park...


Up For Auction: The ORIGINAL ART for Alton Kelley's "Sore Thumb" Carousel Ballroom Concert Poster!

Up For Auction: The ORIGINAL ART for Alton Kelley's "Sore Thumb" Carousel Ballroom Concert Poster!

The Psychedelic Art Exchange is honored to offer for auction THE ORIGINAL ART that was used to create one of the finest 1960’s concert posters in our upcoming June 2021 Mega Sale. Alton Kelley’s “Sore Thumb,” tells the story of the Carousel Ballroom, a short-lived, 3000 seat dance hall, in the heart of San Francisco that would later become Bill Graham’s famed Fillmore West. The Carousel Ballroom was essentially a coalition of the era’s major San Francisco rock bands that included The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Quicksilver Messenger Service. Wanting to create an...


Houston's Picks for Our Current Headshop and Blacklight Poster Auction

Houston's Picks for Our Current Headshop and Blacklight Poster Auction

We like to let you know which posters we are the most excited about offering for each of our auctions here at Psychedelic Art Exchange. For our current special auction, we went straight to the source for this information. Houston Freeburg, the consignor behind our sale titled "The Counterculture - An Exclusive Offering of Vintage Headshop and Blacklight Posters", kindly educated us further about this material while telling us which posters are his favorites, and which he thinks might be overlooked sleepers. Freeburg is one of the world's greatest experts in vintage headshop and blacklight posters, and has invaluable information to...


Something New is Here: Special Blacklight and Headshop Poster Auction

Something New is Here: Special Blacklight and Headshop Poster Auction

While vintage concert posters are our passion here at Psychedelic Art Exchange, we are thrilled to announce that our next auction will focus on a different type of material; something different and something special. This auction will feature 100 lots that were exclusively consigned by lifetime psychedelic art collector, Houston Freeburg. Mr. Freeburg maintains one of the largest collections of vintage head shop and blacklight posters in the world. He has been collecting this material since the late 1960's, and could easily be named one of the greatest collectors 1960s paper ephemera of all time. The collection we are offering you tells the story of...