Rock On, 2017
R. Kikuo Johnson
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.
Media Partners: Boston Spirit and iHeart Radio