Larry Smart – RETRO–Spective

Larry Smart – RETRO–Spective

Larry Smart – RETRO–Spective is the first ever solo exhibition by iconic 60’s pop artist Larry Smart.

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, this exhibition of original paintings and prints is the first time that the artist’s work has been brought together under one roof – in Larry’s former neighbourhood, Notting Hill.

 

 

The works on display present an overview of the artist’s work and includes: Hendrix and Lennon silkscreen prints; 60’s mandala paintings with associated light show; Marrakech landscapes and townscapes; English landscapes; Whole Earth Foods packaging art; Hokusai ‘wave’ topiary.

 

Hendrix - Fire, 1967; Lennon - Kaleidoscope Eyes, 1967 ; Dylan - Liquid Light, 1967
Hendrix – Fire, 1967; Lennon – Kaleidoscope Eyes, 1967 ; Dylan – Liquid Light, 1967

 

London’s V&A Museum holds Larry Smart’s Jimi Hendrix poster in its permanent collection and used his ‘Kaleidoscope Eyes’ image to publicise its recent ‘Revolution: Records and Rebels 1966-1970’ exhibition. For the first time both portraits, as well as a third of Bob Dylan, will be available as limited edition screenprints.

 

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Larry Smart RETRO-spective revives the spirit of the Summer of Love in Portobello and aims to celebrate the work and life of Larry Smart and his role in British pop art history.

The exhibition is 21st June – 2nd July at The Muse Gallery269 Portobello Road, London W11 1LR. 12-6pm daily.

 

Find out more

See all images by Bridgeman Copyright artist Larry Smart on the website available for licensing.

Contact us at uksales@bridgemanimages.com for licensing or copyright queries.

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