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LIVE GIVE LOVE.

London: Big O Posters Ltd. (Big OP4), nd. (1968). Offset litho poster in black ink on silver metallic foil paper. 50.5x76cm. Sharp's psychedelicised version of Michelangelo's 'Creation of Adam'. It's not clear when Sharp created this intricate drawing, but it was probably soon after his first visit to the Sistine Chapel, sometime in 1968, an experience he recalled as being "so much more than I thought it would be [and] incredible though I could hardly take any of it in" (quoted in Joyce Morgan's biography, p.143). Superficial handling creases, o/w Near Fine (without any of the usual rubbing or bubbling to the laminate). Provenance: The Felix Dennis Estate.

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