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Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

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Record title

Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

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V/311

Record identifier

YzOmqQD9

Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

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Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

Full title

Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

Date

1968

Call Numbers

V/311

Record Identifier

YzOmqQD9

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1 collage - visible image 45.8 x 30.5 cm, on card 50.5 x 40.5 cm - paper and mixed media

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Copyright status : Life of creator plus 70 years

Copyright holder : Estate of 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 New South Wales and Courtesy Martin Sharp

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Original poster artwork produced for the band ‘Cream’ in 1968. The collage combines layers of colour photographic material, magazine cut-outs, marbled paper and pen and ink additions. Inscribed at lower edge by the artist: “London, Sharp, 1968”. The design features the name and faces of the British rock supergroup Cream, amongst various psychedelic...

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Cream, 1968 / collage by Martin Sharp

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Signature / Inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil in lower margin of backing card: “London, Sharp, 1968”.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, November 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Martin Sharp met 'Cream' guitarist Eric Clapton in London in 1967 and penned the song 'Tales of Brave Ulysses', which was recorded as the B-side of Cream's hit single 'Strange Brew' and included on Cream's second album 'Disraeli Gears'. His friendship with Clapton led him to design the famous psychedelic collage cover for that album. In 1968, Sharp...

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V/311

Record Identifier

YzOmqQD9

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1001798

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