HELP YOUR LOCAL JUNKIE KICK
JADE PRESENTS ... IGGY POP [Concert Flyer]
A PLASTIC TOOL
YOUNG FLESH REQUIRED [Original Promotional Poster for THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE]
[Original Flyer for Aug. 13th, 1982 Hardcore Show at the A7 Annex]
EAU DE COLOGNE [First Two Issues]
[Original Poster for "afro/rock night with Assagai" at Hull University]
FIRST PAPERS OF SURREALISM
KULCHUR - Vol. 2 No. 5 - Spring 1962

[Original Artwork: Airbrush T-Shirt Artist Signage]

[Outsider Art]: [Marketing]: [Signage]: [Lowbrow Art]. GREEN, Dick - "Birdie" (Artist)

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[ca. 1980s]. Five airbrushed paintings on quarter-inch plywood panels, each approximately 28" x 20" or slightly larger. One signed to verso. Most likely originally in two contiguous panels, in current form when acquired. Each is weathered and often heavily worn about the edges. Overall about good. (Item ID: 19801)

A striking suite of advertising signage from an airbrush t-shirt artist named Dick Green (signed "Dick Green" and "Birdie" on verso of one). Region of origin is unknown, though likely Rust Belt given area of acquisition. Mounted metal hinges at outer margins and warnings against tailgating lettered above the illustrations strongly suggest these most likely doubled as rear doors for a trailer. Airbrush t-shirt artists were, and continue to be, staples of Midwestern and Southern fairs, swap meets, flea markets, car and truck rallies, and the like. The panels are undated, though style suggests 1980s, possibly earlier. Subjects include: a muscle car, a hotrod, a monster truck, three incarnations of the name "Jim," and what we can only describe as a giant parrot piloting a small airplane. A scarce group of vernacular advertising from an obviously skilled practitioner of this quintessential form of lowbrow art.


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