Richard SmithD. Beige 1971

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Artist
Richard Smith (born 1931)
Title
D. Beige
From LOGO
Date 1971
MediumScreenprint on plastic
Dimensionsobject: 600 x 500 x 50 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1972
Reference
P07223
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Richard Smith b. 1931

P07220-P07229 LOGO 1970–1971

Ten vacuum-formed screen prints, each 23¿ x 19¿ x (60 x 50 x4).
Purchased from the Waddington Galleries (Winifred Evans Fund and Gytha Trust) 1972.

P07223 D. Beige

Inscribed ‘32/75 R. Smith 71’ b.l.

The following information is based on a conversation with the artist in July 1972.

The formal ideas for the LOGO vacuum-formed prints originated in 1969, although they were not published until 1971. The artist did three paintings on the same lines, but with a total of eight in mind, in Italy in the summer of 1969 for the Galleria dell Ariete, Milan. (Two of them still remain in its collection). Three of the prints repeat the same format as the original paintings… (read more)

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