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Wayne Thiebaud

Suckers (State I), 1968

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins
16 × 22 in
40.6 × 55.9 cm
Edition 141/150 + 11AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Phillips

Image: 14 1/4 x 8 in. (36.2 x 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)

Signed, annotated …

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Image: 14 1/4 x 8 in. (36.2 x 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)

Signed, annotated 'State I' and numbered 141/150 in pencil (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

Wayne Thiebaud
American, b. 1920
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Best known for his paintings of cakes, pies, pastries, and toys, Wayne Thiebaud hadn’t planned on becoming a visual artist. He apprenticed as a cartoonist at Walt Disney studios and intended to work as a commercial illustrator, but his friend Robert Mallary turned him towards a career in fine art. Thiebaud was friendly with Franz Kline and Willem de Kooning, but avoided their Abstract Expressionism in favor of a figural style. Though Thiebaud is most often grouped with the Pop art movement for his subject matter, the artist considers himself “just an old fashioned painter,” and “not a card carrying Pop artist.” He remains best known for his still lifes of confections—sometimes painted from his own memories—which he considers interpretations of “Americanness.” In his works, objects and their shadows are characteristically outlined in multiple colors, creating a visual effect Thiebaud calls akin to vibration.

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About the work
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Phillips

Image: 14 1/4 x 8 in. (36.2 x 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)

Signed, annotated …

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Image: 14 1/4 x 8 in. (36.2 x 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)

Signed, annotated 'State I' and numbered 141/150 in pencil (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

Wayne Thiebaud
American, b. 1920
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Best known for his paintings of cakes, pies, pastries, and toys, Wayne Thiebaud hadn’t planned on becoming a visual artist. He apprenticed as a cartoonist at Walt Disney studios and intended to work as a commercial illustrator, but his friend Robert Mallary turned him towards a career in fine art. Thiebaud was friendly with Franz Kline and Willem de Kooning, but avoided their Abstract Expressionism in favor of a figural style. Though Thiebaud is most often grouped with the Pop art movement for his subject matter, the artist considers himself “just an old fashioned painter,” and “not a card carrying Pop artist.” He remains best known for his still lifes of confections—sometimes painted from his own memories—which he considers interpretations of “Americanness.” In his works, objects and their shadows are characteristically outlined in multiple colors, creating a visual effect Thiebaud calls akin to vibration.

Wayne Thiebaud

Suckers (State I), 1968

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins
16 × 22 in
40.6 × 55.9 cm
Edition 141/150 + 11AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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