James Rosenquist, ‘On Stage, from The Glass Wishes’, 1981, Heritage Auctions
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On Stage, from The Glass Wishes, 1981

Aquatint and etching in colors on Somerset Satin paper
33 1/2 × 26 1/2 in
85.1 × 67.3 cm
Edition 26/59
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Framed. Framed Dimensions: 36 X 28.75 X 2 Inches.

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Signed, numbered, and titled in pencil along lower edge
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Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Printed by Doris Simmelink and Sarah Todd, Los Angeles
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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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Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Framed. Framed Dimensions: 36 X 28.75 X 2 Inches.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered, and titled in pencil along lower edge
Publisher
Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Printed by Doris Simmelink and Sarah Todd, Los Angeles
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

On Stage, from The Glass Wishes, 1981

Aquatint and etching in colors on Somerset Satin paper
33 1/2 × 26 1/2 in
85.1 × 67.3 cm
Edition 26/59
This is part of a limited edition set.
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