Steven Arnold Matrix Poster

MATRIX POSTER (The Other Half and Frumius Bandersnatch) 1967 ©The Steven Arnold Trust

Among Steven Arnold’s first jobs as an artist was to create posters for the influential Matrix nightclub in San Francisco’s Fillmore district.  As early as 1966, Arnold’s posters were seen on the streets of San Francisco, advertising musicians like The Charlatans, Steve Miller Blues Band, and Quicksilver Messenger Service.  Furthered by these bands and others, such as Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, and Country Joe and the Fish, The Matrix went on to be credited as the birthplace of the “San Francisco sound” of the psychedelic 1960s.  To see more of Steven Arnold’s poster art, scroll to the bottom of our Gallery page.

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