“Obscenity: An Australian Survey, No. 1”
“Obscenity: An Australian Survey, No. 1”
“Obscenity: An Australian Survey, No. 1”
“Obscenity: An Australian Survey, No. 1”
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“Obscenity: An Australian Survey, No. 1”

c1965. Process lithograph poster and letterpress magazine with process screen and colour lineblock illustrations, some images signed in block, 50.6 x 38.2cm, 24.4 x 18.4cm. Slight discolouration, repaired tears and missing portions to edges of poster, minor crinkles and stains to magazine cover.

This is the original promotional poster for Obscenity, a magazine which provided a survey of censorship in Australia. Illustrated by Martin Sharp and other artists, Obscenity listed banned books, published commentary on obscenity trials, and illustrated Martin Sharp’s controversial drawing titled The Gas Lash, which originally appeared in Tharunka magazine. Obscenity had only two issues.

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Item #CL174-151

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