James Rosenquist, ‘Tin Roof (2nd State)’, 1978, Print, Etching, ArtWise
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James Rosenquist

Tin Roof (2nd State), 1978

Etching
22 3/4 × 39 3/4 in
57.8 × 101 cm
Edition of 10
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Location
Brooklyn
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Drawn to the teachings of the Zen philosopher Sengai Gibon, James Rosenquist believed that the …

ArtWise
Brooklyn

Signed, Numbered out of 10, Labeled an "A.P." and Dated in Pencil by James Rosenquist. …

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Condition
B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, Numbered out of 10, Labeled an "A.P." and Dated in Pencil by James Rosenquist.
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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.

James Rosenquist, ‘Tin Roof (2nd State)’, 1978, Print, Etching, ArtWise
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Drawn to the teachings of the Zen philosopher Sengai Gibon, James Rosenquist believed that the world could be entirely represented with three simple shapes: the circle, the triangle, and the square. As Zen teaching goes, the circle represents infinite and the basis of life itself, the triangle symbolizes the beginning …

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Brooklyn

Signed, Numbered out of 10, Labeled an "A.P." and Dated in Pencil by James Rosenquist. 2nd State etching from 1978, with several creases throughout the print.

Medium
Condition
B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, Numbered out of 10, Labeled an "A.P." and Dated in Pencil by James Rosenquist.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
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.

James Rosenquist

Tin Roof (2nd State), 1978

Etching
22 3/4 × 39 3/4 in
57.8 × 101 cm
Edition of 10
.
Sold
Location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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