James Rosenquist, The Stars and Stripes at the Speed of Light, 2nd State
|Artist:||James Rosenquist (1933 - 2017)|
|Title:||The Stars and Stripes at the Speed of Light, 2<sup>nd</sup> State|
|Medium:||Color Lithograph on Arches Paper|
|Edition:||Numbered from the edition of 45.|
|Signature:||This work is hand-signed and dated by James Rosenquist, (North Dakota, 1933 - ) in pencil in the lower right, and titled in the lower center.|
Despite this work’s unabashed force and complexity, Rosenquist distorts the symbol of the American flag while maintaining the star symbols as signifiers of the United States. With dramatic motion, stripes of the national colors blur into sweeping arcs, adding to the dynamism of this extraordinary composition. With energy and assurance, Rosenquist creates a balance of representation and abstraction to visualize a contemporary image of American patriotism, an identity that is in constant flux, pulsating with vitality.
Created in 2004, this color lithograph is hand-signed and dated by James Rosenquist, (North Dakota, 1933 - ) in pencil in the lower right, and titled in the lower center. This work is Numbered from the edition of 45.
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