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Exhibition Detail
Then...There...Now: The Paintings of Alan Forbes
Curated by: Heather Bernard
45 Rose Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

September 9th, 2010 - October 3rd, 2010
September 9th, 2010 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
, Alan ForbesAlan Forbes
Western Addition
5 pm to 2 am 7 days a week/ Closed : New Year'S Eve & Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Eve & Day
pop, mixed-media

Alan Forbes started doing commercial artwork for bands in the late 80's, but didn't get his big break until a then unknown Black Crowes contacted him about doing some art for them. From there he created the now iconic imagery which the band is known for. 22 years later he is still working with them. Forbes has also created record covers for numerous other bands including the Cult and AFI.

Because of the lost art of using a brush and hand lettering that he uses in his work, Alan's work is highly requested. In addition to over 700 silkscreened rock posters, his paintings can be seen in some of the biggest galleries around the world. More of his work can be seen at

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