Featured Acquisitions | Posters & Graphics, 1900 to now

Graphic design by Australian, European and American artists. A selection of 80 posters, lithographs and etchings. Art, politics, theatre, cinema, theatre and fashion.

  • # 22145

    MUZ, Ömer (designer)

    [POSTER] Gelibolu / Gallipoli

    Istanbul : Özen Film, [1981?]. Cinema poster, 1000 x 680 mm, offset printed; light horizontal and vertical fold lines, a couple of short tears at top edge, else fine condition; unbacked and unframed. Large format cinema poster for the Turkish release of the 1981 Australian film Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir and starring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee. …

  • # 22299

    [POSTER] Dot and circle

    : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare. According to the exhibition curator, Jenny Zimmer, approximately 20 copies were printed.

  • # 21926

    STORRIER, Tim

    Hat for the Exotic, 1986 (two proof lithographs)

    Lithograph, proof printing in black and white aside from the colour edition of 35, 520 x 690 mm, signed in Storrier’s long signature along bottom margin, accompanied by a proof of the hatband alone. These works were inspired by Storrier’s second trip to Egypt in 1984. Provenance : the estate of the late Robert Jacks

  • # 21950

    ELMS & SELLON

    The Standish “No Brake” life size doll

    New York : Elms & Sellon, circa 1910. Sheet of cloth, 715 x 855, printed with the image of a doll in the form of a girl, with two smaller dolls, for cutting, stuffing and sewing to make a play doll, instructions printed in English, German, French and Spanish, old folds, a very good example. …

  • # 22182

    KOONS, Jeff

    [Poster] Jeff Koons Now

    Printed colour exhibition poster with silver foil, 847 x 594 mm (33 x 23 inches), printed on the occasion of the exhibition Jeff Koons Now at Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, London 18.05.16 – 16.10.16. Mint condition, rolled in a tube.  

  • # 21820

    KOONS, Jeff

    [POSTER] Jeff Koons Now

    Printed colour exhibition poster with silver foil, 847 x 594 mm (33 x 23 inches), printed on the occasion of the exhibition Jeff Koons Now at Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, London 18.05.16 – 16.10.16. Mint condition, rolled in a tube.  

  • # 21680

    The Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity Friendly Society Limited (Victoria)

    [FREEMASONS; MELBOURNE] Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows Friendly Society in Victoria. Calendar, 1934.

    Melbourne : Mason, Firth & McCutcheon, [1933]. Chromolithographed wall calendar, 490 x 360 mm, featuring a beautiful Australiana-themed design incorporating the crest of the Manchester Unity I.O.O.F. Friendly Society of Victoria, and an inset portrait of C.L. Brumley, Grand Master; small loss at upper corners and some nicks to lower edges, but a very atrractive …

  • # 1009

    GEE, Angela (1953-)

    [POSTER] 1981 calendar

    Lucifoil Poster Collective, Tin Sheds (University of Sydney), 1980. Screenprint, printed in colour, from one stencil (printrun unknown), printed lower right ‘Lucifoil’; two of the images (including the design incorporating Malcolm Fraser) are by Micky Allan (signed verso); seven sheets, each 760 x 500 mm.

  • # 14712

    SENBERGS, Jan

    [POSTER]. Jan Senbergs : selected works

    An exhibition of paintings, drawings and silkscreen prints. Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1984. Screenprint poster, 840 x 595 mm. Scarce.

  • # 14703

    GILBERT & GEORGE

    [POSTER]. Gilbert & George will present their Singing Sculptures “Underneath the Arches”

    (The most intelligent, fascinating, serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen). Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, [1973]. Printed poster, 650 x 460 mm. Exhibition poster for an early performance piece by Gilbert & George organised by Kaldor Art Projects. Rare. Provenance : the estate of the late Jennifer Phipps, former curator of …

  • # 14716

    [KOSSATZ, Les 1943-2011]

    [POSTER]. Grafik aus Australien 9. April – 15 Mai 1983 … Universität Bayreuth.

    Zwölf Künstler aus Melbourne. Im Iwalewa-Haus, Münzgasse 9. Printed poster, 740 x 590 mm; unmounted; fine condition. Poster for a group exhibition by 12 Melbourne printmakers, including Heather Shimmen and Les Kossatz, featuring a work by Les Kossatz, Primary Bird. The exhibition catalogue was written by Melbourne designer and publisher Jenny Zimmer. Appears unrecorded in …

  • # 14720

    [POSTER]. Animals & animism in Australian art

    Melbourne : R.M.I.T. Gallery, 1981. Screenprint poster, 740 x 535 mm. Scarce poster.

  • # 14721

    [POSTER]. Islamic Art

    Melbourne : R.M.I.T Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 760 x 570 mm. Rare poster for an Islamic art exhibition at RM.I.T., featuring an image of the Black Stone of Mecca.

  • # 14722

    [POSTER]. Selected paintings from Victorian C.A.E. Collections

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, [1981]. Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm.

  • # 14724

    KOSSATZ, Les

    [POSTER]. Kossatz’ sheep

    Canberra : Abraxas, [1977]. Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm. An exhibition of sculpture, drawings, screenprints and etchings.

  • # 14715

    MAY, Edward

    [POSTER]. Edward May

    Perth : Quentin Gallery, c. 1982. Screenprint poster, 695 x 485 mm, pinholes to corners, pale scattered foxing. Rare.