Private Sales – Robert Longo print portfolio *SOLD*

Private Sales - Robert Longo print portfolio - 2012

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 sleeping toddlers, 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. For this Collector’s Edition, we are very pleased to be able to offer the artist’s selection of four different motifs as pigment prints and in a smaller format. As ultimate, irreversible end points of certain developments, gigiantic waves, a shark, an atomic mushroom cloud, and an astronaut symbolize philosophical concepts and categories, triggering a multiplicity of associative ideas.

Russian Bomb/ Semipalatinsk, 2003

Spanish Blood/ Lion’s Gate, 2005

Untitled (Shark 5), 2008

Untitled (Ulysses), 2009

Medium: 4 Archival Pigment Prints on Watercolor paper, in folder, with book
Sheet size: 60 x 46 cm each,
Image size: 50,3 x 40 cm each
Limited edition of 35,
Signed and numbered
Price: €11.000  SOLD 

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

Condition: Mint. No condition issues
Provenance: Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag. Acquired from the publisher by the present owner.
Location of the work: Germany
Buyers premium: 0%
Buyer is responsible for the delivery of the work.
Duration of the sale:  8 June 15:00 CET  -  22 June 15:00 CET, 2017

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