Flower Child

By JOEMUR, August 7, 2017

To celebrate 40 years since the summer of love in SF the Flower Child exhibit opens from Saturday 8/12-9/2 at Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco. More info on their website- https://www.moderneden.com/pages/flower-child

My piece is titled: They promised the sun, but gave you ashes is a 16×16 acrylic painting on panel and represents the darker, acid tripping drug scene surrounding the lovefest. Many people experimented with drugs during this time and some did not make it out. In this painting you'll find elements that relate to the drug culture such as: marijuana, heroin poppy, an acid sheet, pink elephant, Hunter S Thompson's hat, a nod to the Hell's Angels logo, joints, psilocybin mushrooms, etc.