Recycled TV, 1981

Serigraph in 12 colors

Edition 300 , 30 Artist's Proofs, 30 AP (Publisher's Proofs), 6 PP (Printer's Proofs), 6 HC (Hors de Commerce)

Television Series

Paper Size: 40 x 30"

Image Size: 40 x 26½"

Gallery Print, 100% cotton rag

Printed at Brand X Editions, 236 West 27th Street, New York, NY by John Fletcher

About this print: In this print the artist suggests a practical use for your old television: make it into a fish tank. Goldfish enjoy their new home while in the subtle background you can see the non-working parts that came out of the T.V.

About this series: The T.V. Series was created as a satire on television and its place in contemporary (1981) American society. Note that in all six images the T.V. is on a pedestal, a place of great importance. Through his collaboration with Master Printer Robert Blanton, of Brand X Editions, the artist explored a variety of new printing techniques. Photographic images were used for the first time by the artist in this series. Line half-tone photo screens were used to simulate the lines on a television screen. As in many of the artist’s works of art, the titles are part of the fun.

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