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Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

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Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

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PXD 1067

Record identifier

9qoQQAQ1

Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

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Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

Full title

Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

Date

ca. 1967-1995

Call Numbers

PXD 1067

Record Identifier

9qoQQAQ1

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Physical Description

Contents

46 posters

31 prints

1 item of textual material

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Series

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically except for outsize items (PXD 1067/Folder 13/nos. 1-5)

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Research & study copies allowed : Including publication for educational and not - for - profit use, and any use by the Library.

Copyright status : In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years

Copyright holder : Martin Sharp

Rights and Restrictions Information : All commercial use of works by Martin Sharp should be referred to his nominated copyright collecting agency - VISCOPY.

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW and Courtesy Martin Sharp

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A series of 77 posters and prints dating from the 1960s to the 1990s:

PXD 1067/Folder 01/nos. 1-6

1. Hendrix [i.e. Jimi Hendrix], 1967.
1 poster: lithograph, coloured; 93.5 x 70.1 cm.
Signed ‘SHARP’ - printed in image at lower centre.
Title printed at lower left ‘MS16 Hendrix by Martin Sharp’.
Printed at lower left ‘Published by Big O Posters Ltd., 219 Eversleigh Road London SW11 5UY 01-228-3392'. Printed at lower right 'Printed in England. Big O Posters Inc. Box 6186. Charlottesville VA, 22906 USA. 804-295-0566’.
Colour process lithograph

2. Legalise Cannabis..., 1967.
1 poster: lithograph, coloured; 76.0 x 50.8 cm.
Signed and dated ‘SHARP. 67.’ in ink in image at centre right. Signed by artist in ink at lower right.
Title continues '...The putting together of the heads. 2 pm on Sunday July 16 at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park. Stone free. Strawberry Fields'.
Original poster. Two-colour offset lithograph printed in red and black ink on gold metallic foiled paper. A published copy of this poster is at PXD 1067/Folder 01/no. 3.

3. Legalise Cannabis..., 1967.
1 poster: lithograph, coloured; 76.0 x 50.8 cm.
Signed and dated ‘SHARP 67’ in ink in image at centre right.
Title printed in lower margin at left ‘BO1 Cannabis by Martin Sharp’.
Printed in lower margin at left ‘Published by Big O Posters Ltd., 219 Eversleigh Rd, London, SW11 5UY, 01228 3392. Printed in England’.
Title continues '...The putting together of the heads. 2 pm on Sunday July 16 at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park. Stone free. Strawberry Fields'.
Two-colour offset lithograph printed in red and black ink on gold metallic foiled paper. An original copy of this poster is at PXD 1067/Folder 01/no. 2.

4. Roundhouse U.F.O..., 1967.
1 poster: lithograph, coloured; 74.9 x 49.4 cm.
Signed ‘MARTIN SHARP’ in ink at lower right. Signed in ink by artist at lower right.
Printed at lower right ‘Printed by TSR/OA120/Copyright 1967. Osiris Agency Ltd, 90 Westbourne Terrace, W2’.
Title continues '...Sept 22. Dantalians Chariot with Zoot Money and His Light Show. The Social Deviants. The Exploding Galax[y]. 29th Sept. Jeff Beck. Ten Years After. Mark Boyles New Sensual Laboratory and Contessa Veronica'.

5. Mister Tambourine Man...[i.e. Bob Dylan], [1967].
1 print: screen print; 75.8 x 50.6 cm.
Signed ‘SHARP.’ - printed in image at lower right.
Title continues '...Blowin in the mind'. Image inscribed with text including song lyrics.
Screenprint on gold metallic foiled paper. This image appeared on the cover of the seventh issue of the satirical journal Oz.

6. Oz..., [1967].
1 poster: lithograph, coloured; 75.4 x 51.0 cm.
Signed in ink by artist at centre right.
Title continues '...Number Four, Two and Six. Wormwood and De Gaulle. Yin Yang. Stare at Norman Normal. End all marriages! Sgt. Nassers Lonely Heartbreak Band. Tarot cards. Free love in Russia. Process. Mayfair mindbenders. Angry penguins. A guide to “living in sin”. Astrology'.
Two-colour lithograph. Poster for UK magazine Oz.


PXD 1067/Folder 02/nos. 1-7

1. Sex!, [1967].
1 print: lithograph, coloured; 76.0 x 50.2 cm.
'A.B.' printed in image at lower right.
Colour offset lithograph on silver metallic foiled paper.

2. Sunshine Superman [i.e. Donovan], ca. 1967.
1 print: lithograph, coloured; 76.0 x 50.8 cm.
Signed ‘MARTIN SHARP.’ - printed in image at lower right.
Inscribed with text around edges and in image including song lyrics.
Two-colour offset lithograph on silver metallic foiled card.

3. Cream, [1968].
1 print: lithograph, coloured; 78.7 x 52.0 cm.
Signed ‘S’ - printed in image at lower centre.
Colour process lithograph.
Cream was Martin Sharp’s favourite band. Besides designing album covers for the band he wrote the lyrics to the song ‘Brave Ulysees’ and co-wrote ‘Anyone for tennis’ with Eric Clapton.

4. Vincent..., [1968].
1 print: lithograph, coloured; 73.7 x 48.7 cm
Signed ‘SHARP.’ - printed in image at lower right.
Inscribed in ink ‘Brett, Wendy, Arkie, Sag? [i.e. Whiteley]…love Mart.’.
Title continues '...i have a terrible lucidity at moments, when nature is so glorious in those days I am hardly concious [i.e. conscious] of myself and the picture comes to me like in a dream…'.
Colour process lithograph. First issue of this print.
An artist's proof of this print (1990) is at PXD 1067/Folder 11/no. 3. A section of this print printed in various colours is at PXD 1067/Folder 12/nos. 5-9.

5. [Peter Powditch at Gallery A], 1969.
1 poster: screen print; image 66.1 x 48.3 cm, on sheet 73.4 x 56.8 cm (irregular, linen-backed).
Signed ‘SSSSSharp.’ - printed in image at lower right. Signed and dated 'Sharp 69' in ink at lower right.
A copy of this poster, printed on red metallic foiled card, is at PXD 1067/Folder 02/no. 6, and another copy of this poster, printed on silver metallic foiled card, is at PXD 1067/Folder 04/no. 1.

6. Peter Powditch at Gallery A, [1969].
1 poster: screen print; 76.5 x 51.6 cm.
Signed ‘SSSSSharp.’ - printed in image at lower right. Signed by artist in ink at lower right.
Inscribed in lower margin in ink ‘for Cram[?] SSS...love Mart.’.
Screenprint on red metallic foiled card.
A copy of this poster is at PXD 1067/Folder 02/no. 5, and another copy of this poster, printed on silver metallic foiled card, is at PXD 1067/Folder 04/no. 1.

7. Moulin Rouge, Art Students Ball..., ca. 1960-1971.
1 poster: screen print, coloured; poster 76.0 x 49.8 cm, on sheet 79.5 x 53.0 cm.
Signed ‘SHARP.’ - printed in image at lower right.
Title continues '...11th July 9pm-2am. 30/-. Stan May Troc. Band. Trocadero'.
Two-colour screenprint.
The Trocadero in George Street, Sydney closed in February 1971 (The Dictionary of Sydney. http://www.dictionaryofsydney.org/ Accessed 13 August 2010)


PXD 1067/Folder 03/nos. 1-5

1. The Kiss is coming, 1969.
1 print: screen print, coloured; 100.1 x 74.7 cm.
Editioned 9/10. Signed and dated ‘SSSharp .69’ in ink at lower right.
Titled in ink below image at centre.
Colour screenprint on clear plastic film.

2. All you need, 1969.
...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Series 02: Posters and prints, ca. 1967-1995 / by Martin Sharp

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Collection compiled by Josef Lebovic

Description source

Original contents list devised by Josef Lebovic.

Reference:
Library correspondence file

Contents list devised by Xiayu Wu based on Josef Lebovic's original list, for the internship component of the Master of Museum Studies course, University of Sydney, August 2010

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, June 2010

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXD 1067

Record Identifier

9qoQQAQ1

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Reference code

903612

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