Advertisement for '60s rock band Pacific Gas and Electric by an unknown artist who blatantly stole Berman's signature motif of hands holding transistor radios. Wallace BERMAN.

Advertisement for '60s rock band Pacific Gas and Electric by an unknown artist who blatantly stole Berman's signature motif of hands holding transistor radios.

n.p.: Columbia Records, 1970.

Item #SKB-16882

A quarto page neatly excised from Billboard magazine. The advertisement utilizes a disturbing still from D.W. Griffith's film "The Birth of a Nation." At the bottom the anonymous artist placed 5 handheld transistor radios identical to Berman's and in each he put a photo of one of the band members. An all-too-obvious appropriation of Berman's trademark imagery. Interesting ephemera for a Berman aficionado/historian and the first time we've seen a piracy of Berman's work. Fine (11" x 8.25").

Price: $75.00

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