Jun 08, 2023 - Sale 2640

Sale 2640 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Birmingham Race Riots.

Screenprint on Strathmore Drawing paper, 1964. 505x605 mm; 20x24 inches (sheet). Edition of 500. Printed by Ives-Sillman, New Haven, with the blind stamp lower right. Published by Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford. From Ten Works x Ten Painters. A very good impression of this early print. Feldman II.3.

The portfolio Ten Works by Ten Painters (also stylized as X + X) was one of the first set of prints to include works after paintings by Pop artists. It was issued by the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford under the direction of curator Samuel Wagstaff, Jr. The screenprints were printed by Ives-Sillman, and included works by contemporaries Stuart Davis, Robert Indiana, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, George Ortman, Larry Poons, Ad Reinhardt, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol.