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An original offset-lithograph, exhibition poster on smooth wove paper by American artist Christopher Wool (1955-) titled “Kölnischer Kunstverein (Cats in Bags, Bags in River)”, 1991. Edition size unknown, presumed small. Printer unknown and published by the Kölnischer Kunstverein Museum in Cologne, Germany. Poster designed by Wool to promote his special exhibition at the museum hosted from April 28th – June 16th, 1991. Reference: “Christopher Wool” by Katherine Brinson, no. 11, page 247. Provenance: private collection – New York, NY. Recently framed in a contemporary black moulding. All archival. Framed size: 32.5″ x 26.25″. Sheet size: 30.5″ x 24″. Some creasing upper right. In otherwise good condition. Rare.
The image on this poster is a variation of Wool’s 1990 alkyd and graphite on paper artwork which is untitled. It sold for $1.5 million at Christie’s, New York in May, 2014.
Note: Not to be confused with thousands of inkjet reproductions on the market, the works we offer here are the original vintage exhibition posters, hand-made by or under the supervision of the artist for various exhibitions they participated in and fully documented in the artist’s catalogue raisonne of authentic original posters.