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Highway Trust, 1978

Silkscreen print
22 4/5 × 47 1/5 in
58 × 120 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Frankfurt/Main, Paris
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Galerie Raphael
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Silkscreen print on wove. Edition of 78, numbered, dated, titled and signed.

Silkscreen print on wove. Edition of 78, numbered, dated, titled and signed.

James Rosenquist
American, 1933–2017
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Leading Pop artist James Rosenquist—who came to prominence among New York School figures like Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Willem de Kooning—is well known for his large-scale, fragmented works that bring the visual language of commercial painting onto canvas (notably, from 1957-60, Rosenquist earned his living as a billboard painter). In his use of mass-produced goods and vernacular culture rendered in an anonymous style, Rosenquist's work recalls that of Andy Warhol, while his seemingly irrational, mysterious pictorial combinations owe a debt to Surrealism. His breakthrough work, the iconic F-111 (1965)—51 panels that total over 22 by 24 feet—juxtaposes an American fighter plane with a Firestone tire, garish orange tinned spaghetti, and a young girl under a hair dryer.

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Silkscreen print on wove. Edition of 78, numbered, dated, titled and signed.

Silkscreen print on wove. Edition of 78, numbered, dated, titled and signed.

James Rosenquist
American, 1933–2017
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Leading Pop artist James Rosenquist—who came to prominence among New York School figures like Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Willem de Kooning—is well known for his large-scale, fragmented works that bring the visual language of commercial painting onto canvas (notably, from 1957-60, Rosenquist earned his living as a billboard painter). In his use of mass-produced goods and vernacular culture rendered in an anonymous style, Rosenquist's work recalls that of Andy Warhol, while his seemingly irrational, mysterious pictorial combinations owe a debt to Surrealism. His breakthrough work, the iconic F-111 (1965)—51 panels that total over 22 by 24 feet—juxtaposes an American fighter plane with a Firestone tire, garish orange tinned spaghetti, and a young girl under a hair dryer.

Highway Trust, 1978

Silkscreen print
22 4/5 × 47 1/5 in
58 × 120 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Frankfurt/Main, Paris
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