Mark McCloud’s exhibition “Take It Acid Is” opened Friday, June 26th at Fifty24SF Gallery in San Francisco. The large crowd viewed a collection of blotter art, with many in town take in take in “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead” in Santa Clara just a day later. The perfectly timed show, featured actual blotter paper from “The Institute of Illegal Images”, the largest private collection of blotter art in the world.
Recognized worldwide as the preeminent collector of LSD art, McCould stated, “This show focuses on the blotter art that I obtained or created through my 50 years of love for The Grateful Dead .”
In addition to a large selection of forensic photographic prints provided by BlotterBarn.com, the Golden Road Gallery was in attendance with an extensive collection of Vanity Blotter for collectors to purchase.
Check out select shots from the opening below. “Take It Acid Is” is currently on view at Fifty24SF Gallery.