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George Mead – “One Of These Nights” 3/1 – 4/18

George Mead – “One Of These Nights” 3/1 – 4/18

George Mead, First Among Equals in Rock Music Painting, 
 Explores the Power of the Album Cover in Solo Exhibition “ONE OF THESE NIGHTS” SF Bay Area painter George Mead, who mythologized the entire A-list of rock stars in his massive hand-painted billboards outside Tower Records stores across the country, is delving back into the pantheon of contemporary music and the album art that branded it. His oversized, hyperrealistic paintings of cover art from legendary performers like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Bob Marley, the Eagles and many more bring a fresh perspective on the art form: as iconic, culture-altering milestones that bring inspiration and identity to millions of people around the world. “More than anything I discover that every album cover has a story behind it that enriches and deepens the understanding of the musical project,” says the artist from his studio in Sausalito. “Those stories often bring a new understanding of the artists and the ...

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