Claes OLDENBURGGEMINI G.E.L., Notes - image #8 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #8 1968 Description: Sneaker lace

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-020
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph printed from six aluminium plates Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's marks
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 100: plus 15AP; 5TP; RTP; PPII; 3GEL; C
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1968

Edition Notes: Image #8 marked 8 in red (mouse balloon printed 3 times) with pencil notations by KET. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by James Webb assisted by Daniel Gualdoni. Colours printed: transparent brown, brown, light blue, dark brown, dark blue, opaque black. This is one sheet from a portfolio of 12 colour prints and 13 pages of text plus title and colophon pages in a handmade folio with text in letterpress. This folio has no text pages and a mixture of the 12 colour prints.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, red pen "8" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "mouse needs placements needs to be decentred --"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 55.8 h x 38.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 105
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.10
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen