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Poster - The Revolution will not be televised
  • The Revolution will not be televised
    Walker, Rick
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The Revolution will not be televised

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1985 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walker, Rick (designer)
    Skull, Dave (designer)
    Greenwich Mural Workshop (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photostencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop.

  • Museum number:

    E.589-2013

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 84, box E

Physical description

portrait poster advertising a concert by Gil Scott-Heron, as part of the Greenwich Festival. The poster has a blue background, and six televisions, two columns of three on top of each other, each showing a different scene. red, yellow and white text gives details of the concert.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1985 (made)

Artist/maker

Walker, Rick (designer)
Skull, Dave (designer)
Greenwich Mural Workshop (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Photostencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

Greenwich Festival wish to announce that /
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED

GILL SCOTT-HERON / PLUS JOHN COOPER-CLARKE / WITH AMERE FACADE / AND AKIMBO / D.J. SIMON GOFFE / GREENWICH BOROUGH HALL / Royal Hill SE10. / MONDAY JUNE 3rd 7.30pm.

Tickets £3.50 (concessions £2.50) from Festival Box Office / 25 Woolwich New Rd, london SE18 / 317 8687 Box Office / 855 5900 Credit cards

Dimensions

Height: 79.2 cm, Width: 53.4 cm

Object history note

Poster featured in the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'

Descriptive line

Poster, designed and printed by Rick Walker and Dave Skull with the Greenwich Mural Workshop, London, 1985.

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

From the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'

Materials

Plastic laminate; Paper

Techniques

Stencil; Printing

Categories

Posters; Prints; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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