The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Monday, September 16, 2019


Rare archive of early Pink Floyd posters sell for £33,000 at Ewbank's Auctions
Pink Floyd - Original Concert Poster, 'Get Your Kicks' November '66, The Sound/Light Workshop, Psychedelic Pop featuring The Pink Floyd & Mixed Media, It All Happens at All Saints Hall, Powis Gardens, W11, 20 x 22.5 inches. Estimate: £200 - £400. Sold for £3200.


LONDON.- An extraordinary private archive of rare early Pink Floyd posters has sold for multi-estimate sums to total more than £33,000 at Ewbank’s Auctions on December 13.

Dating from the band’s earliest days in 1966, the year after they formed and when the legendary Syd Barrett was still the frontman, they were led by a single example (above) for Marquee Club concerts on December 22 and 29 that year, which sold for £16,000 against hopes of just £800.

The posters all pre-date the rock group’s first album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, which was released in 1967.

In early 1966, Pink Floyd were still largely a rhythm and blues outfit, but as these posters testify, towards the end of the year they had started to move firmly in the direction of psychedelia under the influence of Barrett.

Touring significant but small venues alongside other nascent groups, this period culminated in the band being signed to EMI in 1967 and their subsequent series of hits.

“This collection of posters comprise a fascinating historical archive of one of rock’s most influential bands on the cusp of fame,” said Ewbank’s Auctions specialist Alastair McCrea.

“They demonstrate the issues that concerned them, the zeitgeist of the times and the raw energy of the designs that were typical of the period. This is a rare opportunity to acquire such a unique slice of rock history, as our bidders clearly appreciated.”

The sale also featured a series of lots associated with Freddie Mercury of Queen, including the chrome-plated metal necklace he wore frequently on stage and in private during the height of the band’s success from 1975 to 1979, which sold for £7500.






Today's News

December 18, 2018

Double portrait by David Hockney to lead Christie's sale in London

Getty Museum acquires Vilhelm Hammershøi painting

Salvador Dalí's iconic Lobster Telephone acquired by National Galleries of Scotland

Telfair Museums receives donation of 347 works by American photographer Bruce Davidson

Galerie Gmurzynska opens New York City space with Wifredo Lam exhibition

Loic Gouzer to leave Christie's

Phillips to move into iconic 432 Park Avenue

Christie's December Classic Week totals $111,164,865

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam will initiate a complete renovation from May 27 2019

Major works by artists including Haegue Yang, Sarah Sze and Michael Snow on view at Tate Modern

Sotheby's Wine's annual sales cross $100 million for the first time

The Real Tinker Bell comes to Moat Brae

Ferrari to mark Schumacher's 50th birthday with exhibition

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art wins the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramics Award

H&H Classics to offer dragster designed by the man who gave us the Batmobile

Social media for businesses

Rare archive of early Pink Floyd posters sell for £33,000 at Ewbank's Auctions

Tiffany lamp in 'Fruit' pattern sells for $108K at Milestone's Dec. 8 auction

$31 million in economic impact netted by inaugural FRONT International

Ward Village debuts Victoria War Park, Honolulu's newest open-air gathering place

Divided Cypriots unite over heritage

Norman E. Dascher named CEO of The Hyde Collection

Manifesta 13 Marseille: New artistic team announced for edition in 2020

Visit Alvar Aalto - Popular online service now also in Russian

Cristin Tierney is moving to the Lower East Side

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Holocaust 'masterpiece' causes uproar at Venice film festival

2.- To be unveiled at Sotheby's: One of the greatest collections of Orientalist paintings ever assembled

3.- Bender Gallery features paintings by up and coming Chicago artist Michael Hedges

4.- Lévy Gorvy exhibits new and historic works by French master in his centenary year

5.- Artificial Intelligence as good as Mahler? Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

6.- Fascinating new exhibition explores enduring artistic bond between Scotland and Italy

7.- Exhibition explores the process of Japanese-style woodblock production

8.- Robert Frank, photographer of America's underbelly, dead at 94

9.- The truth behind the legend of patriot Paul Revere revealed in a new exhibition at New-York Historical Society

10.- Hitler bust found in cellar of French Senate



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful