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Tom Wesselmann

Seascape (Tit), 1967

Screenprint on paper
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
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Sheet measures: 29.5 h x 23.5 w inches.

Signed, dated and numbered to lower right 'Wesselmann …

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Sheet measures: 29.5 h x 23.5 w inches.

Signed, dated and numbered to lower right 'Wesselmann 67 90/100'. This work is number 90 from the edition of 100 published by Petersburg Press, New York.

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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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About the work
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Sheet measures: 29.5 h x 23.5 w inches.

Signed, dated and numbered to lower right 'Wesselmann …

Read more

Sheet measures: 29.5 h x 23.5 w inches.

Signed, dated and numbered to lower right 'Wesselmann 67 90/100'. This work is number 90 from the edition of 100 published by Petersburg Press, New York.

Medium
Print
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

Seascape (Tit), 1967

Screenprint on paper
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
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