May 11, 2017 - Sale 2447

Sale 2447 - Lot 267A

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
The Snail (Helical Toroid).

Pen and ink and wash on graph paper with screenprint on plastic overlay, 1974. 760x1013 mm; 30x39 7/8 inches. Signed, titled, dated and annotated in pen and ink, lower recto.

From the series Study of Distortions, begun in the 1960s. A similar work titled Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space—Map Projections: The Snail is in the collection of the Whitney Musuem of American Art, New York.