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Robert Longo "Wave", 2003, Screenprint, Hand Signed/N from Edition of only 18

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Product Description

Robert Longo(American, b. 1953)
Wave, 2003
15.25 x 40 in. 
Signed, dated and numbered by artist on recto; Hand signed and numbered 17/18 on the recto (front) by Robert Longo.
Printed 2003
AP 17 aside from edition of 18; Rare Artist's Proof, aside from the regular edition of 108
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, publisher 
The work was created to benefit Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. It has excellent provenance, as it was acquired from the collection of Delmar Hendricks, the very first director of the legendary Vera List print program at Lincoln Center, who ran the influential program for decades. Robert Longo gave this rare Artist's Proof (one of only 18)as a gift to Delmar. 

This image is part of Longo's series Monsters (2000-2004), which was featured at the 2004 Whitney Biennial. In it, he depicts massive waves breaking with expressionistic, sweeping gestures of his hand. The virtuosity of this hand is evident in all of Longo's compositions; oftentimes, his drawings are almost impossible to distinguish from his photographic works. 
Recent Sales Comparable: (Note that the comparable is for a work from the regular edition of 108. Whereas, the present work is a rare proof from the edition of only 18.

Full details
  Robert Longo
Title Wave
Description Image/sheet: 15.375" x 39.75" ; Frame: 21.5" x 46.25" Signed and dated in graphite 
Medium Color screenprint on paper
Year of Work 2003
Size Height 21.5 in.; Width 46.2 in. / Height 54.6 cm.; Width 117.5 cm.
Edition #38 of 108
Misc. Signed
Sale of Los Angeles Modern Auctions: Sunday, October 11, 2015 [Lot 00182]
Modern Art & Design Auction
Sold For 8,750 USD 

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