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Description: signed, dated, numbered 10/60 and inscribed with the title in pencil along the bottom edge; embossed with the publishers chop mark; from an edition of 60, 4 TPs, 2 PPs, 9 APs, 5 HCs and 3 additional prints

  • Notes: Main store JHB
    This print depicts large, shiny bubbles that cascade over a scribbled, dense background. The sense of movement suggests Rosenquist was influenced by the dynamic performances of Bunraku. Bunraku is a form of traditional Japanese puppetry. Nearly life-sized, they are operated by black-cloaked puppeteers, while a narrator describes the action, and a live musician provides the soundtrack. The detail of the puppets is so great they can roll their eyes and take almost any pose. Copies of this print are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; MoMA, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C British Museum, London; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; National Gallery of Art, Ottawa; Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.
  • Provenance: Published and printed by Hollander's Workshop, Inc., New York.
  • Dimensions: sheet size: 81.5 x 59.5 cm unframed
  • Artist Name: James Rosenquist (America 1933-2017)
  • Exhibited: Aquavella Gallery, New York.
  • Medium: lithograph on Arches wove paper
  • Condition: The condition is good. Very slightly oxidised.

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