Donovan - Sunshine Superman
screenprint, printed in black and blue ink from two stencils, on silver foil laminated paper
74.1 x 49.6 cm sheet
Gift of Lucy Swanton 1978
Not on display
© Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Survey 14: Martin Sharp, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 15 May 1981–04 Jul 1981
1968, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 29 Jul 1995–29 Oct 1995
Australian Collection Focus: Notes from the River Caves: Peter Kingston & Martin Sharp, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Sep 2006–19 Nov 2006
Pop to popism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Nov 2014–01 Mar 2015
Referenced in 9 publications
Roger Arthur Butler, Poster art in Australia: the streets as art galleries - walls sometimes speak, Canberra, 1993, 61 (colour illus.). not AGNSW impression; dated 1968
Michael Desmond and Christine Dixon, 1968, 'Happiness is a new idea', pg. 29-34, Canberra, 1995, 31, 94. not AGNSW impression; titled 'Sunshine superman'
Mike Evans, The art of British rock: 50 years of rock posters, flyers and handbills, 'Draw the dream', pg. 46-73, London, 2010, 67 (colour illus.). not AGNSW impression
Norman Hathaway, Electrical banana: masters of psychedelic art, 'Martin Sharp', pg. 36-61, Bologna, 2011, 60 (colour illus.). not AGNSW impression
Michael Organ., http://sixtiessharp.blogspot.com.au/, 'Sunshine Superman', Bulli, 29 Dec 2013, n.pag. (colour illus.). viewed 31.01.2014, http://sharpsunshinesuperman.blogspot.com.au/2013/12/martin-sharps-sunshine-superman-1967.html
Ted Owen, High art: a history of the psychedelic poster, 'Martin Sharp', pg. 139-141, London, 1999, 126, 140 (colour illus.), 143. not AGNSW impression
Martin Sharp, Survey 14: Martin Sharp, Melbourne, 1981, n.pag.. not AGNSW impression; cat.no. 54; titled 'Donovan - Sunshine Superman'; dated 1968
Natalie Wilson., Notes from the river caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp, 'Notes from the River Caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp', Sydney, 2006. Website catalogue for the 'Notes from the River Caves: Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp' exhibition held at the AGNSW in 2006.