Harold Town (1924-1990) is the ultimate chameleon of Canadian art. 

His ingenuity, creativity and relentless output have secured his place in the canon. 

Town's reputation was established in the late 1950's with a series of unique prints ("Single Autographic Prints") that included elements of collage. In 1956, he represented Canada at the Venice Biennale with these works. 

Over the course of the following decades, Town continued to reinvent his aesthetic, regularly changing medium and mood.

While often associated with Painters Eleven, he was also a master printmaker. Throughout his lengthy career he repeatedly returned to printmaking to create significant and memorable bodies of work.

Caviar20 is especially fond of the "Superstar" series of lithographs and is excited to be offering a selection of hard-to-find examples including Yoko Ono, Marilyn Monroe and Gracie Slick

Charlie Chaplin was one of the Superstars that Town was particularly inspired by, depicting him several times.

This work is also featured in Iris Nowell's seminal book "Painters Eleven: The Wild Ones of Canadian Art" on pg. 199

Provenance: Directly from artist to owner

Additional images available on request. 

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Signed, dated and numbered 93/160 by the artist.


Canada, 1971

14"H 20"W unframed

Very good condition.



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