Rock On, 2017

R. Kikuo Johnson 


"It’s Alive!” Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection

On view August 12, 2017 to November 26, 2017

Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries

Kirk Hammett, best known as the guitarist of the rock band Metallica, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition features 90 works that provide insight into the evolution of horror and sci-fi films and how they have played upon contemporary societal fears. Hammett acknowledges his poster collection as a source of inspiration for his own musical creativity. The exhibition features film posters as well as collectible electric guitars, monster masks and sculptures.

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