Andrej Jemec

Escalation towards Light

1974

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
Andrej Jemec born 1934
Medium
Screenprint on paper
Dimensions
Image: 597 x 600 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1981
Reference
P07587

Catalogue entry

P07587 ESCALATION TOWARDS LIGHT 1974

Inscribed ‘A Jemec 1974’ bottom right and ‘118/150’
Screenprint, printed and published by the artist, 23 1/2×22 5/8 (59.8×60)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1981

These two prints [P07587 and P02550] exemplify the change that took place in Jemec's work in the late 1970s, from glowing colour effects on layered sinous forms to more monumental flat colour shapes.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984