James ROSENQUIST, Space dust Enlarge | zoom 1 /1


United States of America born 1933

Space dust 1989
Collection Title: the "Welcome to the Water planet" series 1989
Title Notes: 005-000
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, paper pulp, planographic, collage paper pulp and colour lithography Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof 12/14
Edition: edition of 56 plus 14 artist's proofs; 2 colour trail proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Paul Imboden. Image stencils hand-cut by Strianese, Imboden, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Paper colouring by artist assisted by Strianese, Imboden, Kenneth Tyler and Maxwell. Plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Lee Funderburg. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by John Fulton, Jim Lefkowitz, Kathy Cho and Humes. 20 colour coloured pressed paper pulp work with lithograph collage elements adhered. First, one newly made white base sheet was uniquely coloured by the artist with the following dyed pulp colours applied with brushes and by spraying with a pattern pistol through hand-cut plastic stencils: black, light blue, light yellow, dark magenta, light magenta, orange-red, dark red, light red, purple, white and dark blue. The paper was pressed and dried.The following colours were each printed from an aluminium lithography plate for the collage elements: (pencils element) green, transparent green; (bearing element) black, blue, red; (earth element) red, yellow, blue, purple. After printing, the collage elements were cut and adhered to the paper pulp using archival adhesive.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "James Rosenquist 1989"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left, white pencil "Space Dust" inscribed lower left corner, white pencil "AP12/14"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JR89975 verso: inscribed lower left corner, light blue marker "#46 / 11/2/89"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 168.6 h x 267.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics Documentation (1989)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.391.1
Image rights: © James Rosenquist/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy