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|Born||Robert Wesley Wilson
July 15, 1937
|Nationality||American (United States)|
|Known for||Psychedelic art, Poster art, Painting|
Wes Wilson (born July 15, 1937) is an American artist and one of the leading designers of psychedelic posters. Best-known for designing posters for Bill Graham of the The Fillmore in San Francisco, he invented a style that is now synonymous with the peace movement, psychedelic era and the 1960s. In particular, he is known for inventing and popularizing a "psychedelic" font around 1966 that made the letters look like they were moving or melting.  It was very common by the 1970s.
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