1988-Robert Rauschenberg-Madison Square Garden-Rainforest Benefit-Grateful Dead Concert Poster-PAE Graded Near Mint '83'

closed on Friday, March 1, 2019

Final Auction Price
*Final prices include buyers premium
$216.00
Starting bid: $1.00
Total bids: 0

This poster was designed by the American Pop art painter Robert Rauschenberg for a 1988 Benefit concert for the Rainforest action network. The benefit featured a performance by the Dead at Madison Square Garden. This is only the 4th example of this historic poster we have offered in our auction. In October 2018 a similar graded example realized $345 in our auction.


Poster – Grateful Dead Madison Square Garden 1988

Sub Title – Rainforest Benefit

Grade – PAE Near Mint 83

Bands/Bill- Grateful Dead Bruce Hornsby & The Range Suzanne Vega

Venue- Madison Square Garden

City – New York NY

Date – 9/24/88

Dimensions- 18”x 28”

Printing- OP-1 Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Artist – Robert Rauschenberg

Series/ Promoter- John Scher/Rex Foundation

Paper Type – Coated Index

Printer – Untitled Press

Condition Details – Super Clean with no nicks cuts tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration. Series of light roll bends tiny creases that run along the center of those bends. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.

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