1968–Larry Smart-HUGE Original Crazy World of Arthur Brown Silkscreen Poster-EXTREMELY SCARCE! PAE Graded Extra Fine '67'

closed on Friday, October 11, 2019

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Sized at 44 1/2” x 44 1/2" this ENORMOUS work of art was created by Larry Smart in 1968 featuring the Crazy World of Arthur Brown. It appears simply amazing both in normal daylight and under black light (see photo). This oversized poster is the first of this issue we’ve ever offered in our auction! 


Arthur Brown’s dynamic performances and wild stage antics captivated audiences in the late sixties. He was a pioneer of what is now termed “Shock Rock” influencing generations of musicians from Alice Cooper to Marilyn Manson. During 1967 and 1968 artist Larry Smart also created iconic silkscreen images of Jimi Hendrix John Lennon Bob Dylan and Frank Zappa. 


Poster - Crazy World of Arthur Brown Larry Smart

Grade – PAE Extra Fine "67"

Date – 1968

Dimensions – 44 1/2 x 44 1/2" 

Printing – OP-1 Original First Printing

Printer - Dream Machine

Artist - Larry Smart

Condition Details - 100% Original with no restoration. Paper loss upper left tears creases pinholes handling. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.


Note: This oversized poster will be rolled and shipped without our standard archival holder. Shipping will be calculated accordingly.


*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****


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