Martin Sharp (1942-2013)
  • Martin Sharp (1942-2013)

Martin Sharp (1942-2013)

Jimi Hendrix, 2013

screenprint on paper, inscribed verso with dedication to Jim Sharman from Martin Sharp

Art & Music Go POP.
Martin Sharp best captured the collision of art and music known as POP with his explosive image of guitarist Jimi Hendrix. I gifted the original polymer artwork to the NGA. Martin later re-worked the image, correcting Jimi Hendrix’s guitar swoop to his left-hand (Hendrix was left-handed). A late gift from Martin, the lithograph was accompanied by a sweet note on the back – from an old friend, a master of surreal pop art and a true Wizard of Oz.
– Jim Sharman (2023)

30 x 34 cm
The Artist, Sydney, Collection of Jim Sharman, Sydney
Related works: Jimi Hendrix, c1971, enamel on synthetic polymer film, Collection of The National Gallery of Australia, gift of Jim Sharman, 1984, Inspired by Linda Eastman's photograph, Jimi Hendrix live in Central Park, New York, 5 July 1967
© Martin Sharp/ Copyright Agency, 2023
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $6,136 Incl BP
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