Goodbye to Australian psychedelic artist Martin Sharp, who designed posters for Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan

Martin Sharp's cover of Disraeli Gears, the Cream album

Martin Sharp‘s cover of Disraeli Gears, the Cream album

SYDNEY (AFP).- Australian psychedelic artist Martin Sharp, a founder of the controversial Oz magazine who designed posters for the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, has died aged 71. His death on Sunday, after a long struggle against emphysema, was confirmed by artist and friend Garry Shead, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. “We’ve lost a major figure and a great character,” said Wayne Tunnicliffe, head of Australian art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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