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[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
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[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD
Lot sold:4,032USD

Description

CHARLIE AHEARN

CHARLIE AHEARN PRESENTS NATHAN INGRAM IN: "THE DEADLY ART OF SURVIVAL", 1979. 


Original movie poster designed by Ahearn. Hand painted silkscreen print with blue oil paint on yellow paper (22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.), signed and dated 1979 on verso.


VERY RARE ORIGINAL POSTER FOR THE FILM THAT LED TO THE CREATION OF "WILD STYLE"


Created in 1979 to advertise Ahearn's first film, a raw, no-budget super 8 Kung-Fu movie entitled "The Deadly Art of Survival". Starring Kiki Smith, Beth B, and others, and shot on the Lower East Side, it was through this film that Ahearn would meet Fab 5 Freddy and Lee Quinones, which would lead to the making of "Wild Style."


PROVENANCE:

Courtesy Charlie Ahearn

Condition Report

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[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
[CHARLIE AHEARN] "The Deadly Art of Survival", 1979. Original handpainted silkscreen movie poster.
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