KIKI SMITH – ISLAND OF NEGATIVE UTOPIA – SILKSCREEN ON LINEN
Signed and Numbered 12/70, dated 1984 Mint Condition
Price: US $850.00
Signed: Signed by the artist
Dimension: (width X height) 26″ X 19 1/4″
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Date of Creation: 1970-1989
Edition Size: 70
MEDIUM: black Ink, water color and spray paint on paper
Print Type: Silkscreen with hand stencil
The editions are available in various colors.
These rare Kiki Smith prints on linen were pulled from the same screen as those on paper (see other listing by same seller). They were made for ‘The Island Show’, a Collaborative Projects, Inc. (CoLab) presentation at the renowned altervative art space The Kitchen in New York City. The artist’s hand screening and stenciling makes each print unique! Originally planned for the release of the 1985 book “Abc No Rio: The Story Of A Lower East Side Art Gallery” (ISBN 84-72553). The book, in which the artist is prominently featured, is edited by Alan Moore and Marc Miller. The Island Show is featured in that book with an image of the silkscreen on paper edition on page 156. Some of the prints on paper were put on the street as advertisement for the show while the remaining posters were hung in The Kitchen’s gallery. A print from the edition on paper was published in the New York Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) catalogue of Smith’s exhibition ‘Prints, Books & Things’ (Kiki Smith: Prints, Books And Things, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY, 2003, cat. no. 31, p. 67, illustrated. 2003 – 2004). A book of the same title was authored by the artist and Wendy Weitman.
Money raised goes to support the Allied Productions, inc. initiative for the ABC NO Rio visual art collection archives project.
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