James Rosenquist

Time Door Time D’Or

1989

Artist
James Rosenquist 1933 – 2017
Medium
Acrylic paint, dye, lithograph and paper pulp on paper
Dimensions
Image: 2477 x 3048 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Tyler Graphics Ltd in honour of Pat Gilmour, Tate Print Department 1974-7, 2004
Reference
P12234

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The prints in this series were made using a mix of techniques, including sprayed paper pulp and collage. When he worked as a sign painter, Rosenquist’s job was to enlarge artwork for adverts to the size of billboards. This made him look at pictures differently: ‘I would take disparate images, put them together and try to make another sense out of them. It was almost like the idea of listening to radio and thinking about something in the abstract.’

Gallery label, January 2019

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