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Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Proposal for a Broome Street Expressway in the form of a cigarette and smoke [94/100] [Proposal for a Broome Street Expressway in the form of a cigarette and smoke: from the portfolio Reality and Paradoxes] 1973 Description: from the portfolio of 7 prints "Reality and Paradoxes"
Creation Notes: printed by Adolf Rischner
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph in 8 colours Support: white, heavy-weight CMF Fabriano Cotone 100/100 paper
Impression: 94/100
Edition: edition of 100 plus 20 artist's proofs, 1 right to print proof, 16 trial proofs
Publisher: MULTIPLES, Inc.
Place Published: Styria Studios, New York
Date Published: 1973

Edition Notes: other artists included in the portfolio "Reality and Paradoxes" are Arakawa, Öyvind Fahlström, Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and James Rosenquist with text by Nicolas Calas
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Oldenburg"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "94/100"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "STYRIA STUDIO LTD"; artist's and copyright stamp verso lower left, black ink "© COPYRIGHT CLAES OLDENBERG [sic] 1973"; paper maker's watermark lower right "CMF FABRIANO 100/100 COTONE"
Dimensions: 76.0 h x 57.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 111
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1285.2
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen