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Poster - The Move and Pink Floyd at UFO
  • The Move and Pink Floyd at UFO
    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009
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The Move and Pink Floyd at UFO

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
    Waymouth, Nigel (artist)
    Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silkscreen screenprint

  • Museum number:

    E.1708-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box C

Physical description

Psychedelic poster. Pink through orange to yellow rainbow lettering with gold on white ground. Image of an upside down woman with butterfly wings.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1967 (designed)

Artist/maker

English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
Waymouth, Nigel (artist)
Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Silkscreen screenprint

Marks and inscriptions

1007 [copyright] / UFO 1967
Text in top left corner.

THE MOVE / MAY / 26 / THEN / PINK FLOYD / JUNE.2
Text on left hand side under woman's wing.

UFO / 31TOT.CT RD / 10.30.DAWN
Text on right hand side under woman's wing.

Dimensions

Height: 752 mm, Width: 495 mm

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster by Michael English and Nigel Waymouth, otherwise known as Hapshash and the Coloured Coat, for The Move and Pink Floyd at UFO. Great Britain, 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.

Labels and date

"Michael English (born 1942) and Nigel Waymouth (born 1941)
The Move. Poster promoting The Move and Pink Floyd at UFO, 26 May and 2nd June
1967
Screenprint
E.1708-1991

This is the first example of Hapshash using rainbow inking.
Richard Neville in 1970 wrote 'In London in 1967, every Friday night until dawn, shimmering flower children, splashed with Day-Glo, spotted with marcasite, clad in diaphanous revamped negligées, tarted-up Grenadier Guards jackets, in tat and glitter from the markets of Asia and the stalls of Portobello Road, in everything as long as it was beautiful, tripped inside a monstrous basement or queued outside, bedazzling the passing traffic. It was UFO...'"

Text by Julia Bigham []

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Screenprint

Subjects depicted

Music; Psychedelic art; Bands; Musicians; Groups; Psychedelic

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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