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141 Taronga Zoo [Gorilla] c1970s
Process lithograph, 74.7 x 62.4cm. Linen-backed.

142 The Civic Hotel...
...Ain't Doin' Noth in But Feelin' Good, c1970s-1980s. Screen print, signed "Blond" in image centre right, 72.1 x 47cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "cnr Pitt & Goulburn Sts [Sydney]. Plays 8 to midnite [sic], Mon. to Sat." The Civic Hotel (now Civic Underground) was a music venue that played host to a number of rock bands, including Midnight Oil, Cold Chisel and MiSex. Ref: Powerhouse Museum.

143 [Gough Whitlam] c1972
Colour process lithograph, 66.8 x 45.5cm. Repaired pinholes, tears, creases, cracking. Linen-backed.
Text continues "to help fight inflation vote 'Yes.' Authorised by G.D. Cahill, 377 Sussex Street, Sydney. Printed by Endeavour Lithographics Pty Ltd."

144 "The Australians"
[Promotional Poster For The Book]
Colour process lithograph, 100.5 x 74.2cm. Repaired slight tears to edges. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Available again! The Australians, hailed by the critics as the book of the year, overnight became Australia's fastest selling book. This revised edition remains a vastly stimulating insight into the Australians as a new and fascinating race of people. $8.95." The Australians was first published in 1966, the text by George Johnston and the photographs by Robert B. Goodman.

145 Air-India 1973
Colour process lithograph, 100.3 x 63.4cm. Repaired pinholes. Linen-backed.
Text continues "I-22. June '73. Printed by Prasad Process (P) Ltd. Madras-26."

146 [Gough Whitlam] 1974
Process lithograph, 71.1 x 50.5cm. Repaired minor tears to edges. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Authorised by G.D. Cahill, 377 Sussex St, Sydney." Ref: National Archives of Australia.

147 Mandy Martin Australian b.1952
"You Never Had It So Good" - Whitlam ["The Australian" Headline], c1975. Colour screenprint, editioned 16/20 and signed in pencil in lower margin, 76.1 x 56cm. Slight foxing to margins.
Text continues "And even if they say, you never had it so good, that is still the slogan of those who have much more than you." Held in Bathurst Regional Art Gallery.

148 Mandy Martin Australian b.1952
The Drive Of The US Is To Replace The Traditional Status Values Of The Village Such As Writing Great Poetry With New Ones Like Owning A TV Set, 1975. Colour screenprint, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 76.1 x 55.9cm. Pinholes, slight foxing to lower margin.
Held in NGA. "One of the activist women artists who emerged in the mid-1970s, [Mandy Martin] turned from overtly political posters and industrial landscapes to painting powerful landscapes of the Australian desert." Ref: DAAO.

149 Bruce Petty Australian b.1929
Adelaide Festival Of Arts, 1976. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower centre, 99.3 x 63.9cm. Minor rubbing to left margin, old glue stains. Linen-backed.
Text continues "March 6 to 28, 1976." Held in Powerhouse Museum.

150 Innsbruck. Tirol, Austria [Winter Olympics] 1976
Colour lithograph, signed "Wilhelm Jaruska" in image lower left, 82.1 x 59.2cm. Minor indentations to image centre. Linen-backed.
Text includes "[4 to 15 February]. Published by Organisationskomitee der XII. Olympischen Winterspiele 1976, Inns bruck. Printed in Austria by Alpina-Offset." The designer of this poster, Wilhelm Jaruska (Austrian, 1916-2008) "stylised a skate, a common feature of winter sports…[to symbolize] all the disciplines found in the Winter Games: a ski run, a sledge or bobsleigh and the blade of a skate. The white rectangle on the tip makes the "I" of Innsbruck. On the right, in the background, the coloured peaks symbolize the Tyrolean mountains." Ref: Olympic Movement.

151 King Of Pop Awards...
... The "TV Week" Australian Popular Music Awards, 1976. Colour process lithograph, signed "Quinn" in image lower right, 76.2 x 50.6cm. Replaced corners, repaired tears, slight crazing. Linen-backed.
King of Pop Awards ran from 1967 to 1978. In 1976 the King and Queen of Pop titles went to Daryl Braithwaite and Marcia Hines. Olivia Newton-John won in the Best Australian International Performer category.

152 Pine Gap...
...The Most Important US Military Base In Australia, c1976. Colour process lithograph, 50.6 x 35.8cm. Minor foxing. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Fight for Australian independence. Join the protest march to Pine Gap. May 9-21, Sydney. 10-21, Melbourne. 11-20, Adelaide. Contact the campaign against foreign military bases in
Australia at the following addresses:…ACT Anti-foreign Bases Group, PO Box 594, Manuka, ACT, 2603. Stop Omega Campaign, 336 Murray St, Hobart, Tas. 7000."

153 The Sports c1976-1981
Colour screen print, 64 x 45.4cm. Printing faults to corners and right edge. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Jeff Beck's sneakers." The Sports were a Melbourne rock and new wave band who performed between 1976 and 1981. Ref: Wiki.

154 King Of Pop Awards...
...The TV Week Australian Popular Music Awards, 1977. Colour process lithograph, 76 x 51.4cm. Repaired tears. Linen-backed.
In 1977 the King and Queen of Pop titles went to Daryl Braithwaite and Marcia Hines, as they did in 1976. Slim Dusty won in the Most Popular Australian Country Musician category. Ref: Wiki.

155 Soapbox Circus. The Great Stumble Forward! 1977
Colour lithograph, monogrammed "D.B." in image lower left, 61.9 x 43cm. Repaired old folds. Linen-backed.
Text continues "with Matchbox & the Australian Performing Group. Spring Tour '77." Soapbox Circus was a roadshow set up by the Australian Performing Group in 1976. In 1978 they amalgamated with the New Ensemble Circus to form Circus Oz. Ref: Wiki.

156 Bob Dylan Australian/New Zealand Tour 1978
Colour process lithograph, 73.6 x 49.2cm. Old tape marks and glue stains, minor foxing and crazing. Linen-backed.
Text continues "AGC Paradine present…Sydney Showground, Saturday, April 1. CBS records & tapes. Qantas-TAA." Illustrated in Anfuso, Rockin' Australia: 50 Years of Concert Posters 1957-2007, #226.

157 John Foy Australian b.1958
The Untouchable Champions [Singer James Brown], c1978-1982. Colour screenprint, monogrammed in image lower right, studio line in lower margin, 76.4 x 50.8cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Rhythm & blues to move your shoes." Image inspired by the soundtrack record cover for the American TV series The Untouchables (1959-1963). Graphic artist John Foy of Skull
Printworks in Woollahra, NSW, produced posters promoting rock bands from 1978 to 1982. Ref: Powerhouse Museum; NGA.

158 Ralph Sawyer Australian 1927-2007
Ban The Neutron Bomb, 1979. Colour screenprint, 84 x 57.6cm. Repaired tears, worn creases, crazing. Linen-backed.
Text continues "As a contribution to the United Nations Year of the Child 1979, the Union of Australian Women demand a complete ban on the production of the neutron bomb." Held in AWM; Powerhouse Museum. Son of a Gallipoli veteran and peace activist, Matraville-born Ralph (Bunk) Sawyer was an artist, barber, wharfie, musician, art teacher, and communist. After serving in WWII, he became a barber in his brother's business, and also worked as a musician, mixing with left-wing intellectuals and activists. Sawyer eventually became a Waterside Workers Federation union delegate, a position he held for 32 years. He was also a founding member of the Socialist Party of Australia. An international prize winner for his peace posters, Sawyer's prolific art work also covered socialism, workers' rights, and Aboriginal land rights. Later in life he taught art, including screenprinting at Tranby Aboriginal College in Glebe. Ref: Powerhouse Museum.

159 Bob Marley And The Wailers, Live! 1979
Colour process lithograph, 88.8 x 60.5cm. Minor surface loss. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Kevin Jacobsen Concert Promotions & Michael Edgley International Pty Ltd present...Touring Australia in April." The 'Babylon by Bus' tour was Marley's only tour to include Asia and Oceania. In Australia he played at the Festival Halls in Melbourne and Brisbane, the Apollo in Adelaide, Perth Entertainment Centre and the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney. Ref: Wiki.

160 Brett Whiteley Australian 1939-1992
2nd Hozumi Momota Art Award And Japanese Australian Festival, 1980. Screenprint, initials stamped in image upper right, 76.1 x 50.6cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Oct 6-13. Sydney Square." Illustrated in Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, pl.152.

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