Lot 779

Eduardo Paolozzi Universal Electronic Vacuum Poster

Estimate: $80 - $150

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Paolozzi, Eduardo, Universal Electronic Vacuum, New Sculpture at the Pace Gallery, Nov. 18 - Dec. 16, 1967, silkscreen and offset lithograph, 34.25 x 24.25 inches, in a brushed metal frame, an original exhibition poster. From the MoMA website: in the 1950s, Paolozzi cofounded the Independent Group, a band of London artists, architects, and critics who coined the term "Pop art" and were its earliest practitioners. As a member of the group, Paolozzi made sculptures, prints, and even films that explored the language of an increasingly mechanized, technology-obsessed society. Universal Electronic Vacuum is a series of ten collages created as templates for a series of prints. Composed of bits of paper cut from screenprints made by the artist using high-concentrate dyes, the majority of these works have motifs that read horizontally across the sheet, as if they were a dot-matrix computer printout, although each has a unique composition and was made by hand.

Condition

Small ding right in the center of the poster, otherwise in seemingly good condition, unexamined outside of the frame. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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