Keith Milow b. 1945
P07090-P07095 15 23/55 55/46 66
P07093 PR4NT A
Each print inscribed ‘33/75’, b.l., and ‘Keith Milow 69’, b.r., and the title printed at b.r. of the image area.
Purchased from Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd. (Grant-in-Aid) 1971. Each print: silkscreen, 24 x 35¾ (61 x 91).
Where not otherwise attributed, the information below was given by the artist either in conversation with the compiler in 1970 and in July 1972 or in a statement on this suite written for the Tate Gallery in June 1972.
Three photographic images are employed in the suite. Each image is used in two of the six prints which the artist conceived as three pairs—Prints 1 and 2; 3 and 4; and 5 and 6. The idea of pairing is reflected in the title of the suite which refers to three pairs of dates—1915 to 23; 1955 and 1955; and 1946 to 1966. These dates, which ‘only refer to the prints on the slightest formal level’, allude respectively to Duchamp's work on the ‘Large Glass'; to two works made in 1955 in the light of Duchamp—Johns's ‘Flag’ and Rauschenberg's ‘Bed'; and to Duchamp's work on ‘Etant Données’…