Patrick Caulfield Brown Jug 1981–2

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Artist
Title
Brown Jug
Date 1981–2
Medium Screenprint on paper
Dimensions Image: 769 x 571 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1999
Reference
P78307
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Caulfield's simplified, deliberately cartoon-like style makes no claims to a 'realistic' depiction of objects. Instead, through his work, Caulfied invites us to consider the nature of representation. The 'Jugs' have been radically reduced to a simple black outline, with planes of colour to represent light and shading, and yet they remain distinctly recognisable.

August 2004

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