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Whitney Museum 1972 (A small planet being covered by large mirrors) by James Rosenquist

Whitney Museum 1972 (A small planet being covered by large mirrors)
by James Rosenquist

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Prints

Offset Lithograph

1972

Edition Size: Limited run

Sheet Size: 39 x 26 inches

Unsigned

Condition: Excellent

$165.00

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Vintage 1970s exhibition poster for James Rosenquist’s 1972 retrospective at the Whitney Museum, New York. Positioned as planet Earth, a glittering disco ball reflects rainbow light against a deep blue airbrushed background. Bold white stenciled lettering reads “James Rosenquist Whitney Museum of American Art, New York April 12 – May 29 1972”.

 

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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