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Original American Pop Poster Painted by Wilson McClean

WOW - Just located online the ORIGINAL POP Poster painted by McClean for Bakshi. Check it out below -it's amazing.



(Excerpt from Artsy listing / Robert Funk Art Gallery .... to be found at https://www.artsy.net/artwork/wilson-mclean-movie-poster-illustration-for-american-pop-ralph-bakshi)


Movie Poster Illustration for "American Pop" Ralph Bakshi, 1981

How do you squeeze a feature-length movie in to a painting? Ask the great Wilson McLean. McLean's consummate skill as a portrait artist, graphic designer and master of composition is on full display in the complex narrative work. This work contains more than 45 portraits including those of Bette Midler, Jimi Hendrix, and Benny Goodman-esque type characters. During the 1970s and 1980s, McLean was a dominant force in American Illustration with his work gracing the covers... Sports Illustrated, Time, The Saturday Evening Post, Look, Playboy, Book and Record Album Covers and others. Clearly, McLean is an underrated and overlooked powerhouse artist. McLean is a legendary illustrator and member of the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame His work is in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., as well as the National Air and Space Museum. Materials: Acrylic on canvas Size: 47 × 39 in | 119.4 × 99.1 cm Rarity . Unique Medium . Painting SignatureHand-signed by artist, sticker label, the work is Signed lower left. Certificate of authenticityIncluded (issued by gallery) FrameNot included

Includes a Certificate of Authenticity

US$28,000





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