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Poster - Saville Theatre poster for NEMS Enterprises concerts
  • Saville Theatre poster for NEMS Enterprises concerts
    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009
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Saville Theatre poster for NEMS Enterprises concerts

  • 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)
    Osiris Agency Ltd. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silkscreen

  • Museum number:

    E.1733-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Psychedelic poster. Red through orange to yellow, brown and blue.

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)
Osiris Agency Ltd. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Silkscreen

Object history note

Poster for a theatre, fortnight of Aug 27, 1967

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster for the Saville Theatre by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (Michael English and Nigel Waymouth). 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.

Labels and date

"Michael English (born 1942) and Nigel Waymouth (born 1941)
Saville Theatre. Series of posters (4) for NEMS Enterprises concerts from August - October
1967
Published by Osiris Agency Ltd.
Offset lithographs
E.1733-1736 - 1991

Brian Epstein, the manager of The Beatles, acquired the Saville Theatre in London and held a very successful series of concerts by such groups as Jimi Hendrix, Incredible String Band and Fairport Convention."

Text by Julia Bigham []

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing; Screen printing

Subjects depicted

Psychedelic art; Concerts; Sixties; Psychedelia

Categories

Prints; Psychedelia

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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