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Mark di Suvero (American, b.1933)
LOT ID: 77434
JAK, 1976

Screenprint, Lithograph
42.5 х 30.5 х 1 in. (107.95 x 77.47 x 2.54 cm.)
Signed, stamped, and numbered by the artist, with Tyler Graphics distinctive blind stamp. Framed, with Christie's label verso.
Print/Casting Year 1976
Edition 100
Foundry/Publisher Tyler Graphics, Inc.
Lot description
Here is a dynamic screen print and lithograph in colors on Arches mold-made paper, created in the mid-Seventies by internationally renowned Abstract Expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero. It is numbered 12/100, and features the distinctive blind stamp of Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, NY.

The work has desirable deckled edges and is sold floated, framed and ready to hang. Framed, it measures 42.5 by 30.5 inches, and the sheet itself is 41¾ x 29½ inches.

Known for his abstract expressionist and large-scale sculptures, American artist Mark di Suvero (B. 1933), was considered a pioneer in the medium, specifically with steel and crane constructions. As one of the most influential artists in contemporary sculpture, di Suvero creates work heavily grounded in ideas of motion, time, and space, drawing inspiration from Alexander Calder’s hanging "Mobile" constructions. He has received numerous awards over the course of his career including the Nation Medal of Arts, the International Sculpture Center Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities. Di Suvero has exhibited at numerous venues internationally including Le Jardin de Tuileries and Les Esplanades des Invalides, Paris, France; Millennium Park, Chicago, IL; Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, among others. Most recently, Mark di Suvero was honored with a Presidential Medal of the Arts by President Obama for his lifetime contribution to the arts.

Select Public Collections:
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England
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