The Shelf State I

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The Shelf State I


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24 x 18 ½ in. (61 x 47 cm)


Edition of 25

Bleed; deckled and torn edges. Numbered, titled, signed, and dated in black crayon within image lower left; embossed with the artist's, printer's, and publisher's chops. Lithographs printed by Maurice Sanchez and published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop on white Japon nacre' and Hahnemu’hle Etching.

Year: 1967

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Zimmerli Art Museum, 2003; Van Doren Gallery, 1974; University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1970; Cincinnati Art Museum, 1969; Far Gallery

Amon Carter Museum, Grunwald Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego) (Tamarind impressions), Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Art, Norton Simon Museum, University of New Mexico Art Museum; Bibliothe‘que nationale de France, Brodsky Center, Zimmerli Art Museum

In The Shelf, Wayne sprayed crumpled transfer paper with tusche to create a field suggesting ledges being scaled by lemming-people. Because the buff Arches cover was integral to Thirteenth Memory, this paper was used for the Tamarind impressions, customarily printed on a different stock. (Source: The Art of Everything, Robert Conway, 2007)