Michael Craig-Martin, ‘Design and Architecture’, 2017, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
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Design and Architecture, 2017

The complete suite of four screenprint diptychs on Somerset 410 gsm tub paper
20 × 40 × 1 in
50.8 × 101.6 × 2.5 cm
Edition of 30 (+ 5 AP)
This is an editioned multiple.
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Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Los Angeles

Each sheet is 20" x 40" (50.8 x 101.6 cm)
Dimensions as displayed: 80" x 80" ( …

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Print
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Alan Cristea
Michael Craig-Martin
Irish, b. 1941
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Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin—who taught Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, and others at London's Goldsmiths College in the 1970s—is often called the godfather of the Young British Artists. His early work referenced Minimalism and Dada's depiction of mass-produced objects. These objects form Craig-Martin's most recognizable works, paintings in which about 200 familiar items (eyeglasses, milk bottles, scissors) are depicted both realistically and graphically, represented in lurid, unexpected color combinations and black outline. The seminal piece An Oak Tree (1973) consists of a glass of water on a shelf, paired with text declaring that the glass is, in fact, an oak tree.

Michael Craig-Martin, ‘Design and Architecture’, 2017, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
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Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Los Angeles

Each sheet is 20" x 40" (50.8 x 101.6 cm)
Dimensions as displayed: 80" x 80" ( 101.6 x 101.6)

Medium
Print
Publisher
Alan Cristea
Michael Craig-Martin
Irish, b. 1941
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Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin—who taught Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, and others at London's Goldsmiths College in the 1970s—is often called the godfather of the Young British Artists. His early work referenced Minimalism and Dada's depiction of mass-produced objects. These objects form Craig-Martin's most recognizable works, paintings in which about 200 familiar items (eyeglasses, milk bottles, scissors) are depicted both realistically and graphically, represented in lurid, unexpected color combinations and black outline. The seminal piece An Oak Tree (1973) consists of a glass of water on a shelf, paired with text declaring that the glass is, in fact, an oak tree.

Design and Architecture, 2017

The complete suite of four screenprint diptychs on Somerset 410 gsm tub paper
20 × 40 × 1 in
50.8 × 101.6 × 2.5 cm
Edition of 30 (+ 5 AP)
This is an editioned multiple.
Contact For Price
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