Medium: original lithograph (in two sections). Published in 1964 by Eberhard Kornfeld for 1 Cent Life, from the unsigned edition of 2000. Sheet size 16 x 22 3/4 inches (408 x 580mm). There is poetry text (composed by Walasse Ting) beneath the image and on verso, as issued.
Note: this work was printed on two separate sheets which join together.
Not signed.This original classic Wesselmann print is from the famous "1 Cent Life" book/portfolio, published in 1964 by E. W. Kornfeld, in a limited edition of 2000. The lithography was executed by Maurice Beaudet, of Paris. 1 Cent Life was a monumental undertaking-- a revolutionary Pop Art and poetry project organized by Walasse Ting and Sam Francis. Among the artists who contributed original lithographs to this project were Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Pierre Alechinsky, Asger Jorn, Mel Ramos, Jim Dine, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Karel Appel, Antonio Saura, James Rosenquist, Alan Davie, Sam Francis, and Walasse Ting.
Medium: original serigraph / silkscreen. Executed by Tom Wesselmann for the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, and printed in 1970 in advance preparation by Kroll Siebdruck of West Germany. A number of important artists contributed posters for this project; unfortunately, the 1972 Olympics are now largely remembered for the violence which overshadowed the Games. Size: 40 x 25 inches (1020 x 640 mm). Signed in the plate, not by hand.Condition: there is minor wear to the edges of the sheet and some soiling to the printed surface.