Poster, "John Lennon", 1967 Offset lithograph on white wove paper. Gift of Various Donors. 1981-29-511.
What is this?
A depiction of the head and shoulders of musician John Lennon on vibrant yellow ground. The left side of image and hair saturated in bright orange-red; the right side of image in deep purple. The features are visible as in a photographic negative with negative areas highlighted in bright white. Superimposed on the face, a pair of round glasses with lenses formed by bright orange, green, and white spirals.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Nancy and Edwin Marks Collection Gallery: Treasures from the Collection, Thursday, October 16, 2003 - Sunday, May 02, 2004
- Ephemeral Images: Recent American Posters, January 29, 1981 - March 29, 1981