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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 1972 by James Rosenquist

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 1972 by James Rosenquist

Petersburg Press

Offset Lithograph


Edition Size: Limited run

Sheet Size: 30.25 x 22 inches


Condition: Excellent

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An inverted car, gleaming in chrome, speeds through sumptuous layers of pink, translucent yellow, and a veil of lacy, flower-like shapes. Across the top, the artist’s name is splashed in bold yellow capital letters. Poster reads: Rosenquist, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, July 1 – Sept 2, 1972. This poster commemorates Rosenquist’s first American retrospective, which traveled from the Whitney, New York, to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
This vintage poster comes directly from our Petersburg Press archive. It is not pre-owned.

30.25 x 22 in. / 77 cm x 56 cm


The Artist

James Rosenquist

Born in 1933, American James Rosenquist was one of the instigators of the Pop Art movement. The movement represents the integration of popular culture into fine art, and as such, Rosenquist’s previous occupation as a billboard painter helped influence his art in this direction. The characteristics of Pop Art – bright colours, dynamic shapes and the use of recognisable slogans and images – are clearly represented in Rosenquist’s work. His painting ‘F-111’ is made up of many images centred around a plane and is the size of a room.

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