JAMES ROSENQUIST (American, b. 1933)
    Towel, Star, Sunglasses
    Etching and aquatint with pochoir and hand-coloring
    22-3/4 x 39-3/4 inches (57.8 x 101.0 cm) (sheet)
    Ed. 12/78
    Signed, titled, numbered and dated in pencil in lower margin

    Originally trained as a billboard painter, James Rosenquist often borrowed both the format and overall visual hierarchy when addressing his fine art output. As demonstrated in these four prints, the artist combines imagery straight from pop culture with art-making techniques that layer and define the composition. While separate compositional elements are usually discernable in form and placement, Rosenquist takes great care in determining which printmaking medium and method would best serve his means to a unified end.

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    Paper appears to be hinged along the exteme edges and corners; slightly undulating on the horizontal edges. Otherwise no apparent issues. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under plexiglas. Framed Dimensions 29.75 X 49.75 Inches

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    October, 2014
    18th Saturday
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