TOM WESSELMANN "SHINY NUDE" 1977
In 1976 Parasol Press, a leading New York City print studio, collaborated with the then Curator of Prints at MoMA to put together a portfolio of small but affordable and impactful prints.
An impressive group of 13 artists participated in the project including Chuck Close, Sol Le Witt, Daniel Buren, Carl Andre, Agnes Martin and Tom Wesselmann (to mention a few). The artists captured the leading aesthetic of the era; minimalism, conceptual art and of course Pop Art.
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) remains one of the most iconic, collected..and sexy American Pop artists.
Yet during the movement's key years Wesselmann was ambivalent if not critical of his association with Pop Art and by the mid 1960's he would be increasingly focusing on nudes, which would become his signature motif. The artist once said “Painting, sex, and humor are the most important things in my life."
This small work is a perfect icon of his oeuvre. It is an ideal work for a young collector or complementing a serious collection of Tom Wesselmann.
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From the Rubber Stamp Portfolio
Published by Parasol Press, NYC
From an edition of 1000
Hand-numbered, stamped artist name verso
8"H 8"W (work)
10"H 10"W (framed)
Very good condition
Includes original labelled envelope
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