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 Rick Alden (Richard) Griffin  (1944 - 1991)

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: underground comix artist, cartoons, psychedelic posters

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BIOGRAPHY for Rick Griffin
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Birth
1944 (Palos Verdes, California)
 
Death
1991 (Petaluma, Callifornia)

Lived/Active
California


Self portrait - Surfer Magazine Self Portrait Illustration Original Art (Surfer, 1966)


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underground comix artist, cartoons, psychedelic posters

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Richard Alden Griffin (June 18, 1944 - August 18, 1991) was an American artist and one of the leading designers of psychedelic posters in the 1960s. As a contributor to the underground comix movement, his work appeared regularly in Zap Comix. Griffin was closely identified with the Grateful Dead, designing some of their best known posters and record jackets. His work within the surfing subculture included both film posters and his comic strip, Murphy.

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