[First Psychedelic Art Show] Coda Presents: Psychological & Psychedelic Art

[First Psychedelic Art Show] Coda Presents: Psychological & Psychedelic Art

New York: Coda Gallery, [ca. 1965]. Mimeograph. 8 ½ x 11 in. Corner stapled. 2 pp. Very good with lines from folding into thirds. “Józef Dylemski” written in pen on verso. Item #5508

Two-page mimeographed list of participating artists at what was likely the first exhibition of psychedelic art.

Coda Gallery, the first psychedelic art gallery, was founded in 1965 by Isaac Abrams after taking LSD at the Dream Factory in Brooklyn. The first artist to call his work “psychedelic,” he opened the first “psychedelic gallery” with the support of Timothy Leary. This list is likely from the gallery’s first show. Participating artists include Isaac Abrams, Alan Atwell, Constance eggers, Jeri Elam, Ed Epstein, Adrian Gornick, Ann Greenman, Mario, Barry Kaplan, Jacques Kasma, Larry Lewis, Sue Long, Burton Shonberg, Howard Smith, Arlene Sklar-Weinstein, Robert Masao Yasuda, and Zeke Ziner.

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