Private Sales – Robert Longo – Print Portfolio – 2017 *SOLD*

Private Sales - Robert Longo - Print Portfolio - 2017  SOLD 

Robert Longo - Capitol Detail - 2017Robert Longo - Throne Room - 2017

The enormous, photorealistic charcoal drawings by American artist Robert Longo (*1953 in Brooklyn, New York) show the beauty and horror of the present day and age. His large-format works contrast the innocence of sleepingtoddlers, the tranquil grandiosity of Earth and the planets, roses in bloom, and Gothic cathedrals with threatening images of atom bomb explosions, fighter pilots, monster waves, sharks, and the muzzles of revolvers. Inexorably and seismographically precise, the winner of the 2005 Goslar Kaiserring and 2010 inductee into the French Order of Arts and Letters records the state of our world. Longo’s powerful motifs give form and expression to the feelings of fear and longing felt by people in the twenty-first century, and affect the viewer with the full force of the medium.
Robert Longo - Riot Cops - 2017Robert Longo - Bucephalus - 2017

Four current motifs of Longo's extensive oeuvre have been beautifully reproduced using a high-quality print process and inserted into a handmade bookbinder folder: the US capitol, a group of policemen behind their shields, the ocean under a swinging chandelier, and the rider-less black horse accompanying the funeral procession of John F. Kennedy.

Untitled (Capitol Detail) - 2013 / 2017
Untitled (Riot Cops) - 2016 / 2017
Untitled (Throne Room) - 2015-2016 / 2017
Untitled (Bucephalus) - 2015 / 2017

Medium: 4 Ditone Prints on Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth 305g.
Size each: 24" x 22'' - 56 cm x 61 cm (2 x upright format, 2 x horizontal format)
Edition: 30 + 10 AP
Each print signed and numbered recto
Price set of all 4 prints: € 11,000   SOLD

This limited edition Robert Longo portfolio is available at New Art Editions

Condition: Mint condition. No condition issues.
Provenance: Acquired form the publisher by the present owner.
Location of the work: USA
Buyers premium: 0%
Buyer is responsible for the delivery of the work.
Duration of the sale:  11 April - 25 April, 2019.

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