Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era

Editor: Christoph Grunenberg

Publication date: 2005

Tate Publishing

Summer of Love presents a wide range of visual works by an international selection of artists, all influenced by the aesthetics of psychedelia, alongside a wealth of posters and other ephemera. Concentrating on the cities of San Francisco, New York and London as well as European manifestations of psychedelic art, the book explores the context on which this vibrant art was made. The international list of contributors includes writers on art, architecture, film, social theory and rock music making this an essential reference to the psychedelic era and its legacy.

The book was published on coincide with the exhibition Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era held at Tate Liverpool, 27 May - 25 September 2005 and at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2 November 2005 - 12 February 2006.

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