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, 15 May 1981–04 Jul 1981
1968, 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, 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.