Christopher Wool, ‘My House III’, 2000, Rago/Wright
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Christopher Wool

My House III, 2000

Screenprint in colors on 335 gsm matt custom art paper
42 7/8 × 32 7/8 × 1 1/2 in
108.9 × 83.5 × 3.8 cm
Edition 75/100
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Paired with Richard Prince

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Often considered to straddle the New York School action painters and Pop Art, artist Christopher …

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Christopher Wool
American, b. 1955
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Making a name in the New York art scene in the early 1980s, Christopher Wool is best known for his word paintings, white aluminum panels with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in his 1998 work Apocalypse Now). In another group of early paintings, Wool used commercial rollers to apply decorative effects on aluminum panels, and he has continued to explore pattern in his art. Incorporating media and techniques including photography, silkscreen, reproduction, overpainting, and erasing, Wool's work often combines human and machine marks, as in his paintings in which he smudges black lines drawn with a spray gun into gray fields.

Christopher Wool, ‘My House III’, 2000, Rago/Wright
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Often considered to straddle the New York School action painters and Pop Art, artist Christopher Wool photographed, copied, and re-separated the original image of one of his earlier text paintings to create the screenprint My House III. In Wool’s paintings, words become the image, often critiquing the limited …

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Signed, dated and numbered
Publisher
Counter Editions, London
Christopher Wool
American, b. 1955
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Making a name in the New York art scene in the early 1980s, Christopher Wool is best known for his word paintings, white aluminum panels with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in his 1998 work Apocalypse Now). In another group of early paintings, Wool used commercial rollers to apply decorative effects on aluminum panels, and he has continued to explore pattern in his art. Incorporating media and techniques including photography, silkscreen, reproduction, overpainting, and erasing, Wool's work often combines human and machine marks, as in his paintings in which he smudges black lines drawn with a spray gun into gray fields.

Christopher Wool

My House III, 2000

Screenprint in colors on 335 gsm matt custom art paper
42 7/8 × 32 7/8 × 1 1/2 in
108.9 × 83.5 × 3.8 cm
Edition 75/100
.
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