2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1969). Very Fine+ on Linen.
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Description2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1969). Very Fine+ on Linen. Wilding One Sheet (27" X 41") Psychedelic Eye Style.
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey was a landmark film in science fiction with themes and images that have inspired generations of future films. One of the most memorable sequences occurs late in the film and involves a psychedelic trip through space and time, and that sequence inspired marketing lead Mike Kaplan in the design of the rare and beautiful poster offered here. When the film was relaunched in New York City using 70mm prints, two new posters were created using the tag line "the ultimate trip." The main focus of these posters is the Star Child seen at the end of the film. One poster features a full image of the Star Child, but the other poster (the one offered here) places a smaller image of the Star Child within an orange and blue eye. The "psychedelic eye" poster was used primarily as a wilding poster on sites throughout New York, and it was printed in a smaller quantity than the "star child" poster. The hard-to-find poster offered here is in remarkable condition, with professional restoration addressing edge and fold wear, minor fold separations, slight chips in the crossfolds, and a few small tears. The borders have also been airbrushed.
Estimate: $8,000 - $16,000.
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