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Gary Grimshaw
Birth: Feb. 25, 1946
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 2014
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Iconic Artist. He was a graphic artist and poster designer specializing in the music business. He was born on February 25, 1946 in Detroit, and raised in Lincoln Park, Michigan. His best friend in high school best was Rob Derminer. whose stage name was Rob Tyner, cofounder of the Detroit rock band, the MC5. He created many images for the MC5 and worked with The Rainbow Peoples Party, the Detroit Artists Workshop, Translove, and at the Hill House commune in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During the heyday of Detroit's Grande Ballroom, Grimshaw was one of the two primary psychedelic poster artists contracted by promoter and DJ Russ Gibb. The other was Carl Lundgren). Grimshaw was active in the anti-war movement and was a leading figure in the White Panther Party. He was Minister of Art for the White Panther Party which modeled itself after the Black Panthers Party. In 1969, the Michigan Court of Appeals, acting on the application of Gary Grimshaw, ruled that the city of Detroit's obscenity ordinance was unconstitutional, and overturned Grimshaw's conviction by a lower court on obscenity charges. He died in Detroit on January 13, 2014, after a long illness. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia) 
 
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Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Jan 13, 2014
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