John Armleder (Swiss, b. 1948)

Ancient Imperial Horses (49/48), 2014
Silkscreen
40 x 40 in
$4,500
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John Armleder (Swiss, b.1948) Ancient Imperial Horses 2014 Silkscreen Edition of 48 Signed, dated and numbered in pencil Sheet: 40 x 40 inches (101.6 x 101.6 cm) Silkscreen printed in black, a fine, fresh impression of the only state, the full sheet, printed on white 335gsm Somerset paper, nearly to the edges, hand-signed, dated, and numbered in pencil by the artist on the reverse (the Bon á Tirer proof is titled verso), executed in an edition of 48 examples. Literature: Tallman, Susan. "Edition Reviews: A - Z", review in Art in Print, volume 4, number 6, March-April 2015, pp.10-11, illustrated (another example). Ostrow, Judy. "Early Holiday Shopping: Prints, Anyone?", review in At Home in Fairfield County, November 2014, direct link at http://www.athomefc.com/ah/Design-Notes-2014/Early-Holiday-Shopping-Prin... Notes: John Armleder has been using the dot motif since the late 1970s and they can be found in the artist’s paintings, drawings, prints and even multiple objects. Clearly paying homage to such avant-garde artists as Francis Picabia, Alexander Rodchenko, Larry Poons and even Tom Downing, John Armleder, through his notion of appropriation, has raised the simple, optical concept and arrangement of dots from a pure mode of abstract pictorial composition to a systematic concept of representation and perhaps even structural analysis.
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Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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