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UFO - Love Festival

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
    Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)
    Osiris Visions Ltd (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silkscreen

  • Museum number:

    E.1699-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR52, box CONS

Physical description

Psychedelic poster. Day-glow pink/ crimson on white background. Image of lips.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)
Osiris Visions Ltd (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Silkscreen

Marks and inscriptions

LOVE FESTIVAL
Text of poster, in red and pink emanating from image of mouth.

designed by michael english
Text in top right hand corner.

u.f.o.31 tot.ct.rd.10.30[arrow]daydawnlite / feb 10.bonzo dog doo dah band. / ginger johnson.bank dick.w.c.fields. / + chien andalou.salvador dali. / feb 17.soft machine.indian music. / disney cartoons.mark boyle.feature / movie
Text under mouth in pink and red.

PRINTED IN ENGLAND/ OA201 [COPYRIGHT] OSIRIS VISIONS LTD 90 WESTBOURNE TER W2
Text in bottom right hand corner.

Dimensions

Height: 770 mm, Width: 1013 mm

Object history note

Poster advertising entertainment at the UFO, London. Published by Osiris Visions, London.

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (Michael English) entitled 'UFO Love Festival'. London, 1967.

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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Silkscreen; Printing

Subjects depicted

Love; Festivals; Mouth (physiological )

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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