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page from Black Book, 1989

Screenprint book on smooth wove paper
23 1/8 × 16 in
58.7 × 40.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Park City
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About the work
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered on the justification
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Included
Publisher
Gisela Capitain, Cologne and Thea Westreich, New York
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 canvases with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in his 1998 work Apocalypse Now). In his early paintings, Wool used commercial rollers to apply decorative effects on canvas, 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.

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About the work
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered on the justification
Frame
Included
Publisher
Gisela Capitain, Cologne and Thea Westreich, New York
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 canvases with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in his 1998 work Apocalypse Now). In his early paintings, Wool used commercial rollers to apply decorative effects on canvas, 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.

page from Black Book, 1989

Screenprint book on smooth wove paper
23 1/8 × 16 in
58.7 × 40.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Park City
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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