OZ magazine

Made by The Times Press in Sydney, 1964.

Oz magazine consisting of sixteen A4 size pages, printed in black ink on white paper, stapled together. The cover features a photographic image of three young men using a bronze sculpture as a urinal, in an accompanying caption the sculpture by Tom Bass, which decorates the facade of the P & O building, Hunter Street, Sydney, is described as the “Tom Bass urinal” a public convenience for “P & O’ing”. Contains text and illustrations of a satirical nature, addressing political and social issues of...

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Oz magazine consisting of sixteen A4 size pages, printed in black ink on white paper, stapled together. The cover features a photographic image of three young men using a bronze sculpture as a urinal, in an accompanying caption the sculpture by Tom Bass, which decorates the facade of the P & O building, Hunter Street, Sydney, is described as the "Tom Bass urinal" a public convenience for "P & O'ing". Contains text and illustrations of a satirical nature, addressing political and social issues of the time.

Dimensions

203 mm
275 mm

Production

Art direction and original art work by Martin Sharp.

The magazine was published by Oz Publications Ink Limited, of Hunter Street, Sydney, and printed by The Times Press, Sydney.

February 1964, publication date
The Times Press 1964
Sharp, Martin

History

Magazine was purchased by the donor, for personal use, at the time of publication.

The cover, and content of this issue caused the publishers to face trial on an obscenity charge.
Mack, Vanessa

Source

Gift of Vanessa Mack

Cite this Object

OZ magazine 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 March 2017, <https://ma.as/140771>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/140771 |title=OZ magazine |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=23 March 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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