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Michael HEIZER

United States of America born 1944

Levitated mass 1983 Title Notes: 011-001
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, intaglio colour lithograph, screenprint, etching printed from 14 aluminium plates, two screens and one irregularly shaped magnesium plate Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 40: plus 8AP; RTP; PPI; PPII; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1983

Edition Notes: An original 21 colour lithograph, screenprint, etching printed from 14 aluminium plates, two screens and one irregularly shaped magnesium plate. Medium grey, light blue, turquoise green, pale yellow, orange-yellow, pink, metallic silver, yellow-green, black, metallic gold, ultramarine blue, light cyan blue, metallic copper, and red-orange were each printed from an aluminium plate. Dark red, purple, grey-blue and black were printed the irregularly shaped magnesium plate.. Light blue was printed from a screen. Red and medium yellow were printed separatly from the same screen. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg with proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Magnesium plate processing by Swan Engraving with proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki. Screens supplied by the artist were commercially made with screen proofing and edition printing by Campbell and Funderburg.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "Heizer 83"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "TP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "MH83-692"
Dimensions: comp 79.0 h x 114.2 w cm sheet 81.2 h x 117.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 234; TGL print documentation, 1983
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.925.2
Image rights: © Michael Heizer