Robert Longo, Rick, from Men in Cities, 1994

Artist: Robert Longo (1953 - )
Title:Rick, from Men in Cities, 1994
Medium:Lithograph
Sheet:46 in x 30 in (116.8 cm x 76.2 cm)
Framed:52 1/2 in x 36 1/8 in (133.4 cm x 91.8 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 173 in pencil in the lower left.
Signature:This work is hand-signed and dated by Robert Longo (New York,1953 - ) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #W-6587
Price on Request

Historical Description

Robert Longo Rick, from Men in Cities, 1994 is a striking moment capturing a businessman in the midst of a wild danced move. His suit jacket flies open, his feet spread to brace himself, head thrown back, and arms moving freely. The energy of his motion is fully captured, depicted through sleek black-and-white forms. The black of his jacket melts in with his pants and shoes, making his body a dynamic silhouette filling the pristine white surface.

 

Robert Longo’s Men in Cities series captures the well-dressed business professionals of New York, frozen in moments of rock-star dance poses, creating an intriguing juxtaposition of the rising yuppie culture of the 80s with the flummoxed and energetic spirit of the changing urban times. Originally conceived as a series of graphite and charcoal drawings based on photos Longo took, these fascinating black and white works are highly evocative and eye-catching.

 

Created in 1994, Robert Longo Rick, from Men in Cities is a lithograph. This work is hand-signed and dated by Robert Longo (New York,1953 - ) in pencil and in the lower right and numbered from the edition of 172 in pencil in the lower left.

 

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Robert Longo Rick, from Men in Cities, 1994 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1.  A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

 

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Robert Longo Rick, from Men in Cities, 1994 is presented in a complementary moulding and optical grade Plexiglas.

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