Poster: Happy Birthday Huey P. Newton '69. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Bill OLIVE, artist, BLACK PANTHER PARTY.

Poster: Happy Birthday Huey P. Newton '69

[Los Angeles: Earl Newman Posters, 1969]. Psychedelic poster featuring a large, illustrated portrait of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey Newton, surrounded by a blazing sun in the background, and the Black Panther logo printed along the lower margin. The artwork was designed by English artist Bill Olive, who moved to Los Angeles in 1968 to work for artist and printer Earl Newman. Newman and his wife owned an art gallery and print shop in Venice Beach, where he found success hand-silkscreening posters, and is today considered a master of the artform; according to one source, no more than 100 copies of any design were produced in his print shop. Not found in OCLC. Original illustrated poster, silkscreened in three colors on thick white stock, measuring 58.5cm x 89cm (23 1/16" x 35"). Trivial wear to extremities, some very faint "spidering" to color toward lower margin, else very Near Fine / A.

Price: $2,800.00

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