Larry Rivers 1968 Smithsonian Pop Art Lithograph Poster
A 1968 Smithsonian Pop Art lithograph poster designed by American artist Larry Rivers (1923-2002). This poster advertises a May opening for the National Collection of Fine Art at the Smithsonian. A Native American man is depicted at the top of the poster with an outline of the United States below it. Blue vertical lines border the right and left side. A red and pink feather design compliment the border.
Larry Rivers was an artist, musician, and filmmaker who is recognized by many as a founder of the Pop Art movement. Born as Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg, he later changed his name to Larry Rivers while working as a jazz saxophonist under the band name "Larry Rivers and the Mudcats." He studied at the Hans Hofmann school and was a graduate of New York University's Art Education program in 1951.
22.75” W x 29” H.
Discoloration/staining, most notably to verso and top edge. Toning and other age appropriate wear present.
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