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Poster - Sex!
  • Sex!
    Sharp, Martin Ritchie, born 1942 - died 2013
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Sex!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 1960s (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sharp, Martin Ritchie, born 1942 - died 2013 (artist)
    Big O Posters Ltd (Publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph reprint of silkscreen on metallic card

  • Museum number:

    E.488-1997

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 73, box B

Physical description

Psychedelic poster on metallic paper. Photographic image of woman in loin-cloth and person in monkey suit in pink in keyhole shaped area of blue with flowers. Background of poster is silver with ivy above image and flowers to the left and right. Text 'SEX!' in blue below image.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 1960s (designed)

Artist/maker

Sharp, Martin Ritchie, born 1942 - died 2013 (artist)
Big O Posters Ltd (Publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph reprint of silkscreen on metallic card

Marks and inscriptions

SEX!
Text of poster in blue capitals near bottom of poster.

BO2 Sex by Martin Sharp & King Kong Published bu Big O Posted Ltd 219 Eversleigh Road London SW11 5UV 01228 3392 Printed in England
Text along bottom left edge of poster.

Dimensions

Height: 747 mm, Width: 507 mm

Object history note

Poster issued by Big O Posters Ltd.

Descriptive line

Psychedelic offset lithograph poster entitled 'Sex!' by Martin Sharp, published by Big O Posters. London, ca. late 1960s.

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

Christoph Grunberg, ed. Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era London: Tate, 2005. 239 p. : ill. (some col.) ISBN: 1854375954.

Subjects depicted

Gorilla

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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