P08216 Untitled 1953
Lithograph 260 × 208 (10 1/4 × 8 1/8) on wove paper 260 × 208 (10 1/4 × 8 1/8); printer not known; inset in Edouard Jaguer (ed.), Phases, I, published by Paul Fachetti, Paris 1954; not otherwise editioned
Printed inscription ‘K.O. Götz 53’ b.r.
Transferred from the Library 1987
P08216 is a non-representational image consisting of quickly drawn, looping black lines of varying density and thickness, on white paper. It was one of two lithographs originally inserted, along with an untitled lithograph by Willi Baumeister of the same year (see entry on P08214), in the first issue of the periodical Phases. Phases was an annual publication, first published in Paris in 1954. It was dedicated to contemporary art and literature and several issues contained original prints, the majority bound in the magazine rather than inset…