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John Lennon Remembered

1988 (made)
Place of origin

Portrait of John Lennon

Object details

Object type
TitleJohn Lennon Remembered (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Brush and gouache, coloured
Brief description
John Lennon Remembered, artwork by Barbara Nessim for Rolling Stone magazine cover, 20 October 1988
Physical description
Portrait of John Lennon
  • Mount width: 455mm
  • Mount height: 560mm
  • Paper width: 280mm
  • Paper height: 365mm
Gallery label
Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life (V&A, 2013; Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 2014-15) Lennon Remembered 1988 This is the original hand-produced artwork for the cover of a 1988 issue of Rolling Stone magazine. The accompanying article followed the publication of Albert Goldman’s controversial biography of John Lennon, who died in 1980. The magazine is shown below. Brush and gouache, coloured Museum no. E.63-2013(2013)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
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Record createdNovember 23, 2012
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