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Tom Wesselmann

Shiny Nude, 1977

Color rubber stamp, on Kromekote paper
Edition 817/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Doyle

numbered 817/1000 verso, from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio, published by Parasol Press Ltd., New …

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numbered 817/1000 verso, from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio, published by Parasol Press Ltd., New York, with full margins, in original paper envelope.

Sheet: 8 x 8 inches; 203 x 203 mm.

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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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numbered 817/1000 verso, from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio, published by Parasol Press Ltd., New …

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numbered 817/1000 verso, from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio, published by Parasol Press Ltd., New York, with full margins, in original paper envelope.

Sheet: 8 x 8 inches; 203 x 203 mm.

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

Shiny Nude, 1977

Color rubber stamp, on Kromekote paper
Edition 817/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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