Tenth Wave

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Tenth Wave


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41 ½ x 29 1/2 in. (105.4 x 74.9 cm)


Edition of 15

Bleed; deckled and torn. Numbered, titled, and signed in pencil within image lower left; embossed with the artist’s, printer’s, and publisher's chops. Color lithograph printed by William Law I and published by Tamstone on Wayne's own Rives with mushroom watermark.

Year: 1972

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 2006; Zimmerli Art Museum, 2003; Neuberger Museum of Art, 1997 (illus.); Franco—American Institute, 1978 (illus.); Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1977; Cypress College Fine Arts Gallery, 1977; Woman’s Building, 1977; Artemisia Gallery, 1975; Galerie La Demeure, 1974; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1973 (illus.); Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2014

 Bibliothéque National de France , Brodsky Center, Grunwald Center, National Gallery of Art, Zimmerli Art Museum

Gilmour, 1992; Rubinstein, 1982 (illus.); Reed, 1976 (illus.)

"Tenth Wave is full of puns. You can read the image as though you're looking at a low- hanging meteor between two light Cliffs, or you can read it as a huge waterspout, or as the front of a wave, very close to you. Those spaces reverse themselves. The edge of the water is at the top, and the sides can be cliffs or air. Everything is unexpected." (Source: The Art of Everything, Robert Conway, 2007)