141 Taronga Zoo
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
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:
143 [Gough Whitlam] c1972
Colour process lithograph, 66.8 x 45.5cm. Repaired pinholes,
tears, creases, cracking. Linen-backed.
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.
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.
145 Air-India 1973
Colour process lithograph, 100.3 x 63.4cm. Repaired pinholes.
continues "I-22. June '73. Printed by Prasad Process (P)
146 [Gough Whitlam] 1974
Process lithograph, 71.1 x 50.5cm. Repaired minor tears to edges.
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.
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.
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.
continues "March 6 to 28, 1976." Held in Powerhouse
150 Innsbruck. Tirol,
Austria [Winter Olympics]
Colour lithograph, signed "Wilhelm Jaruska" in image
lower left, 82.1 x 59.2cm. Minor indentations to image centre.
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
... 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.
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
152 Pine Gap...
...The Most Important US Military Base In Australia, c1976. Colour
process lithograph, 50.6 x 35.8cm. Minor foxing. Linen-backed.
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
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.
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
...The TV Week Australian Popular Music Awards, 1977. Colour
process lithograph, 76 x 51.4cm. Repaired tears. Linen-backed.
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!
Colour lithograph, monogrammed "D.B." in image lower
left, 61.9 x 43cm. Repaired old folds. Linen-backed.
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.
continues "AGC Paradine present
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
continues "Oct 6-13. Sydney Square." Illustrated in
Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, pl.152.