Big O Poster-MS16 – Live Give Love– Martin Sharp/ Michelangelo - PAE Graded Mint 95

closed on Friday, December 2, 2011

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This metallic poster by Australian artist Martin Sharpe really has to be seen to be truly appreciated. This poster is the artist’s homage to Michelangelo’s “The Creation of David” the centerpiece of the great renaissance painters work on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.Published by Big O Posters LTD.219 Eversleigh Rd London SW 115UY012283329Martin Sharp was born in Sydney in 1944 and studied under artist Justin O’Brien at Cranbrook Private School. He also attended National Art School at East Syndey in 1960 where he began his career as an artist. Sharp has worked with key psychedelic artists such as Rick Griffin Stanley Mouse Hapshash & The Coloured Coat and Milton Glaser. His psychedelic posters of Dylan Donovan and others which are all classics of the genre have ranked him to be the king of the UK poster scene since the 1960’s.This poster measures 20” x 29 15/16 ” and has a 1/8” upper right corner bump and a 1/4 crease that extends 4 1/2" from the top left edge. There are no nicks cuts tears pinholes or restoration of any kind. This lot has a reserve. Bids will appear in red until the reserve is met.*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****"