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Tom Wesselmann

Olympische Spiele Munich 1972, 1970

Screenprint in colors
41 3/4 × 27 1/2 in
106 × 69.9 cm
Edition 17/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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41 3/4" x 27 1/2" (sheet)

41 3/4" x 27 1/2" (sheet)

Signature
Signed and numbered 17/200
Publisher
Edition Olympia 1972, GmbH
Tom Wesselmann
American, 1931–2004
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Tom Wesselmann is considered one of the major artists of New York Pop Art, along with Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Best known for his 1960s series “Great American Nude,” which featured flat figures in an intense palette of red, white, blue, and other patriotic colors, Wesselmann, in an effort to reject Abstract Expressionism, made collages and assemblages that incorporated everyday objects and advertising ephemera. In the early 1980s, he produced his first "Metal Works,” in which he shaped canvases and cut metal to create abstract three-dimensional images. In his final years, Wesselmann returned to the female form in the “Sunset Nudes” series, where the compositions, abstract imagery, and sanguine moods recall the odalisques of Henri Matisse.

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41 3/4" x 27 1/2" (sheet)

41 3/4" x 27 1/2" (sheet)

Signature
Signed and numbered 17/200
Publisher
Edition Olympia 1972, GmbH
Tom Wesselmann
American, 1931–2004
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Tom Wesselmann is considered one of the major artists of New York Pop Art, along with Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Best known for his 1960s series “Great American Nude,” which featured flat figures in an intense palette of red, white, blue, and other patriotic colors, Wesselmann, in an effort to reject Abstract Expressionism, made collages and assemblages that incorporated everyday objects and advertising ephemera. In the early 1980s, he produced his first "Metal Works,” in which he shaped canvases and cut metal to create abstract three-dimensional images. In his final years, Wesselmann returned to the female form in the “Sunset Nudes” series, where the compositions, abstract imagery, and sanguine moods recall the odalisques of Henri Matisse.

Tom Wesselmann

Olympische Spiele Munich 1972, 1970

Screenprint in colors
41 3/4 × 27 1/2 in
106 × 69.9 cm
Edition 17/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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