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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.1734-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Psychedelic poster. Crimson through pink, [dull] gold and black.

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 Saville Theatre, fortnight of Sept 17, 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

Concerts; Psychedelia; Psychedelic art; Sixties

Categories

Prints; Posters; Psychedelia

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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