Jun 24th 2016

Jim Pollock: 30 Year Retrospective

@ Galerie F

2381 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647

Opening Friday, June 24th, from 8AM - 6PM

On view through Saturday, June 25th

Galerie F proudly presents a retrospective extravaganza that spans three decades featuring acclaimed concert poster artist, Jim Pollock. This impressive body of work showcases hundreds of NEVER BEFORE SEEN sketches, posters and originals!! This extraordinary exhibition is a culmination of 30 years of imaginative illustrations that have become the cornerstone of defining designs and concert posters for such acts as Phish, Umphrey’s McGee, The Disco Biscuits, Primus and festivals such as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the Wakarusa Music Festival, 10,000 Lakes Music & Arts Festival and many, many more!

This exclusive two day event only occurs on June 24th and June 25th. Meet Jim Pollock in person and have the first opportunity to own rare and original works from 8am to 2pm on Friday, June 24th during our Preferred Collector’s Preview. Galerie F will offer a pre-purchase poster release on Wednesday, June 15th for 48 hours featuring Pollock’s original architectural rendition of Chicago’s Wrigley Field – a must have for everyone attending the concerts or anyone who considers themselves a Chicago Cubs fan. Your print purchase guarantees entry into this special preview on Friday! These posters will only be available for purchase online, Wednesday, June 15th – limit one per person – and will be available for pick-up at Galerie F (purchasers ID will be required upon pick-up). Saturday we will be open to the general public from 8am-6pm. You may pick up your pre-sale poster on Saturday if you were unable to attend on Friday.

Come be a part of history as Jim Pollock & Galerie F present the largest retrospective exhibition featuring over 500 original works created by famed concert poster artist, Jim Pollock.


What will be available for purchase?
A massive collection of Jim’s artwork dating back to 1984. 30+ years of Jim’s drawings, sketches, rare posters, never before seen pieces.

What time should I arrive?
Doors will open at 8am on Friday, June 24th.

Do I need a ticket?
To enter the Preferred Collector’s Preview on Friday, June 24th, yes. Your “ticket” is your purchase receipt of the timed release print available online Wednesday, June 15th. In order to enter the gallery on Friday, you will need to show your ID and we will match it to your receipt. You may also attend Saturday, June 25th when we’ll be open to the general public from 8am-6pm. Friday is only for those that have purchased the timed-release print and are interested in receiving the first opportunity to acquire original works.

Will there be a pre-sale or an inventory catalogue with prices released before the show?
There will not be a pre-sale or inventory catalogue released prior to the exhibition. On Friday, June 24th we will distribute information that will contain the inventory and price list.

If my buddy bought the timed release print, can I pick it up for them?
No. Purchasers must be present at the gallery in order to collect their poster(s) in person.

Will Jim be there?
Yes, Jim Pollock will be at the gallery on Friday, June 24th from 8am-2pm. We anticipate a heavy volume so please refrain from requesting remarques or personalization on your purchases.

Is there a limit to how many pieces I can purchase?

Does the gallery accept payment plans?
Yes, we do. We require 30% retainer to claim your work. Your remaining balance will be due upon delivery and may be made in installments.

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