Item #5485 They Never Come Back [Rare Original and Reprint]. Karin Frostenson, Lars Hillersberg.

They Never Come Back [Rare Original and Reprint]

Denmark: Frostenson & Hillersberg, 1968. Offset posters printed on recto only. Both 34 x 24 in. Original has chipping at bottom left corner, else very good. Later reprint is near fine. Item #5485

Early graphic poster depicting the 1960s counterculture by the understudied Swedish artist Karin Frostenson collaborating with Lars Hillersberg. Both were important figures in the artistic milieu of the 1960s and ‘70s known as the Swedish underground, working closely at PUSS magazine along with Carl Johan De Geer, Marie-Louise Ekman Ulf Ramberg, Lena Svedberg and Ulf Rahmberg.

This jam-packed poster Fidel Castro, Malcolm X, the decapitated head of Martin Luther King Jr., motorcycle gangs, soldiers, police officers, and all the chaos and struggle of the 1960s.