John Piper Eye and Camera, Red, Blue and Yellow 1980

Artwork details

Artist
John Piper 1903–1992
Title
Eye and Camera, Red, Blue and Yellow
Date 1980
Medium Screenprint on paper
Dimensions Image: 400 x 606 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Rose and Chris Prater 1980
Reference
P05564
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Catalogue entry

P05564 EYE AND CAMERA, RED, BLUE AND YELLOW 1980

Inscribed ‘Piper’ bottom right
Screenprint, from the Kelpra/Tate Gallery portfolio, printed at Kelpra Studio and published by Kelpra Editions and the Tate Gallery in an edition of 150, 15 3/4×23 7/8 (40× 60.5)
Presented by Rose and Chris Prater 1980

One of an extensive series of prints titled ‘Eye and Camera’, the first of which were made in 1967. For these prints, which are distinctly different from his topographical work, Piper uses photographic images fragmented and collaged, and juxtaposed with drawing. For information about the portfolio see Patrick Caulfield, P05560.

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

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