Sir Eduardo PaolozziA formula that can shatter into a million glass bullets 1967

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Artist
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924‑2005)
Title
A formula that can shatter into a million glass bullets
Date 1967
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 870 x 610 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1980
Reference
P01956
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Catalogue entry

P01956 [from] 883, WHIPPED CREAM, A TASTE OF HONEY, PEANUTS, LEMON TREE, OTHERS A FORMULA THAT CAN SHATTER INTO A MILLION GLASS BULLETS 7 PYRAMIDE IN FORM EINER ACHTELSKUGEL 1967 [P01955-P01957; P04869-P04879; complete]

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Three screenprints (proofs) from Universal Electronic Vacuum
Printed at Kelpra Studio, published by Editions Alecto in an edition of 75, each approx. 34 1/4 × 24 (87 × 61)
Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate 1980
Lit: op.cit., nos.46, 49 and 42

‘Universal Electronic Vacuum’ was a portfolio with 10 screenprints, a poster and accompanying text. It was the third major portfolio Paolozzi made at Kelpra. The screens for each print were printed in different colours each time, making each print in the edition a different colourway… (read more)

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