Robert Cottingham, ‘Everybody's Bookshop’, 1975, Print, Lithograph, Hans den Hollander Prints
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Robert Cottingham

Everybody's Bookshop, 1975

Lithograph
23 × 18 in
58.4 × 45.7 cm
Editions 199-200 of 200
.
€1,150
Ships from Gouda, NL
Shipping: €35 within Continental Europe, €70 rest of world
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Provenance
Hans den Hollander Prints
Gouda

Scarce.
Edition size: 200 (199/200).
Pencil inscribed by Robert Cottingham, "Everybody's …

Medium
Condition
Near mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand Signed and Numbered, with Artist's copyright stamp.
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Publisher
Schweizerischen Kunstverein, St. Gallen
Robert Cottingham
American, b. 1935
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Robert Cottingham is known as a photorealist, but his meticulous paintings and drawings of pre-digital Americana border on abstraction. Cottingham depicts mid-20-century signs, typefaces, manual cameras, railroad boxcars, and mechanical components, or what he has called “tools of the Everyman,” in various dynamic compositions with intensified color and light. The artist has described his fascination with signs as originating from trips to Times Square as a child: “I think that’s when the seed was planted, when I saw the kind of activity going on above the ground level.” Obsessed with the precise geometry of his subjects, Cottingham’s process incorporates a series of steps that can include sketches, photographs, shapes mapped onto grids, and model construction. His crisp, often-monumental canvases celebrate and accentuate the forms of his subjects while remaining devoid of nostalgia. He lists Franz Kline, Edward Hopper, and the New Realists among his influences.

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Gouda

Scarce.
Edition size: 200 (199/200).
Pencil inscribed by Robert Cottingham, "Everybody's Book Shop, Everybody's Book".
Printed by: Landfall Press, Chicago 1975.

Medium
Condition
Near mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand Signed and Numbered, with Artist's copyright stamp.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Schweizerischen Kunstverein, St. Gallen
Robert Cottingham
American, b. 1935
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Robert Cottingham is known as a photorealist, but his meticulous paintings and drawings of pre-digital Americana border on abstraction. Cottingham depicts mid-20-century signs, typefaces, manual cameras, railroad boxcars, and mechanical components, or what he has called “tools of the Everyman,” in various dynamic compositions with intensified color and light. The artist has described his fascination with signs as originating from trips to Times Square as a child: “I think that’s when the seed was planted, when I saw the kind of activity going on above the ground level.” Obsessed with the precise geometry of his subjects, Cottingham’s process incorporates a series of steps that can include sketches, photographs, shapes mapped onto grids, and model construction. His crisp, often-monumental canvases celebrate and accentuate the forms of his subjects while remaining devoid of nostalgia. He lists Franz Kline, Edward Hopper, and the New Realists among his influences.

Robert Cottingham

Everybody's Bookshop, 1975

Lithograph
23 × 18 in
58.4 × 45.7 cm
Editions 199-200 of 200
.
€1,150
Ships from Gouda, NL
Shipping: €35 within Continental Europe, €70 rest of world
VAT included in price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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