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Oz

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    California (made)

  • Date:

    Feb-March 1971 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hockney, David, born 1937 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, printer's ink, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Kasmin Ltd., London in 1972.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.188-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2G, shelf DR49, box MP330

Physical description

Print depicting Richard Neville, Jim Anderson and Felix Walsh of the London version of OZ magazine.

Place of Origin

California (made)

Date

Feb-March 1971 (made)

Artist/maker

Hockney, David, born 1937 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, printer's ink, paper

Marks and inscriptions

for the Oz obscenity fund, love from David Hockney, Feb-March 1971
Inscribed

O.K. David Hockney
Signed in pencil

Richard Jim Felix
Inscribed

Dimensions

: 71.1 cm, : 94.6 cm

Object history note

This print was made from pen drawings of the three principals in the much publicised trial under the obscenity laws of the three editors of the magazine Oz: Richard Neville, James Anderson and Felix Dennis. It was publicised in an unlimited edition, for sale to raise funds for the case.

Descriptive line

By David Hockney: 'For the Oz obscenity fund', 1971

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1972

Materials

Printer's ink; Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Subjects depicted

Subject; Homoerotic; Nudes; Homosexuality

Categories

Gender and Sexuality; LGBTQ; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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