Bob + Joan
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, 1964. Image courtesy of the SVA Picture Collection
September 06, 2011

Bob + Joan

By: bethkleber

Bob Dylan’s brief relationship with Joan Baez was exhaustively documented, but we get interested when that affair highlighted the work of Push Pin Studios. In 1964, Dylan and Baez were photographed at Newark Airport in front of Seymour Chwast’s poster for Booth’s Gin: an incongruous, but not surprising, image of two icons flanking a countercultural message from a corporate advertiser.