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Friday, 10 June 2011

Do You Believe In Magic?

the Golden Breed say
Do You Believe In Magic?

Another Lizard Feathers Inc. inspired Golden Breed poster, number four in the series. This one recognises magical, mystical, religious symbolism. 

One of the Golden Breed, with a head full of tumbling dice, wears a multi-panel, padded sweatshirt as he straddles the rising new Moons. The Sun is strategically placed as a life force. Ancient astrological symbols decorate dividers that are crested with the Holy Ghost. Jesus is surrounded by the Star signs. Buddah and Confucious look down on side panels of the Garden of Earthly Delights - Heaven and Hellscape, borrowed from Hieronymus Bosch. The Golden Breed logo is supported by Egyptian Gods.

When this poster was released back in the day, Lizard Feathers headquarters received lots of abusive letters from religious zealots of all persuasions wanting to debate the concepts shown. One particularly difficult lady demanded an explanation, so we posted her some seeds in an envelope.

Art by Richard Zaloudek. circa 1976.

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