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Robert Whitman

Untitled, from The New York Collection for Stockholm portfolio, 1973

Serigraph on paper, double sided
9 × 24 in
22.9 × 61 cm
Edition 102/300
Bidding closed
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Published by by Experts in Art and Technology, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

Published by by Experts in Art and Technology, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower right
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Robert Whitman
American, b. 1935
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Robert Whitman, a pioneer of multimedia installation and performances, has a long history of collaborating with engineers and scientists, using technology to create images that incorporate live action, specially built props, sound, video, and other visual media. Whitman’s interest in making the unfamiliar familiar informs his entire oeuvre, from the 1970 installation Children and Communications (1970), which enabled kids to connect with kids in other neighborhoods via phone and fax, to SUN (2007), a projection of actual satellite imagery of the sun onto an expanse of fabric positioned on a rooftop in New York. Celestial bodies appear frequently in Whitman’s work, altered in size and appearance.

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Published by by Experts in Art and Technology, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

Published by by Experts in Art and Technology, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

Signature
Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Robert Whitman
American, b. 1935
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Robert Whitman, a pioneer of multimedia installation and performances, has a long history of collaborating with engineers and scientists, using technology to create images that incorporate live action, specially built props, sound, video, and other visual media. Whitman’s interest in making the unfamiliar familiar informs his entire oeuvre, from the 1970 installation Children and Communications (1970), which enabled kids to connect with kids in other neighborhoods via phone and fax, to SUN (2007), a projection of actual satellite imagery of the sun onto an expanse of fabric positioned on a rooftop in New York. Celestial bodies appear frequently in Whitman’s work, altered in size and appearance.

Robert Whitman

Untitled, from The New York Collection for Stockholm portfolio, 1973

Serigraph on paper, double sided
9 × 24 in
22.9 × 61 cm
Edition 102/300
Bidding closed
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