Vija Celmins, ‘Comet, from Skowhegan suite’, 1992, Print, Linocut, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper, with full margins., Phillips
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Vija Celmins

Comet, from Skowhegan suite, 1992

Linocut, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper, with full margins.
20 3/5 × 22 9/10 in
52.4 × 58.1 cm
Edition 37/80 + 12AP
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I. 14 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. (36.2 x 47.6 cm)
S. 20 5/8 x 22 7/8 in. (52.4 x 58.1 cm)

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Signed and numbered 37/80 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, …
Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins, ‘Comet, from Skowhegan suite’, 1992, Print, Linocut, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper, with full margins., Phillips
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I. 14 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. (36.2 x 47.6 cm)
S. 20 5/8 x 22 7/8 in. (52.4 x 58.1 cm)

Medium
Signature
Signed and numbered 37/80 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, …
Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins

Comet, from Skowhegan suite, 1992

Linocut, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper, with full margins.
20 3/5 × 22 9/10 in
52.4 × 58.1 cm
Edition 37/80 + 12AP
Bidding closed
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