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Pop artists integrated everyday objects in their works with an unrestrained energy. Rosenquist combined a car bonnet, records and a box of tissues in this 24 painted composition. Other Pop artists made 'assemblages' comprising only real objects.


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Material and technique Acrylic on canvas and aluminum
Object type Painting
Location This object is on view in room 19
Dimensions (general) Height : 220 cm
Width : 108 cm
Depth : 5 cm
Makers Artist: James Rosenquist
Accession number 3562 (MK)
Credits Aankoop met steun van: Mondriaan Fonds, de Vereniging Rembrandt (mede dankzij haar Dura Kunstfonds) mede dankzij het Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, gemeente Rotterdam en VSB Fonds 2006 Purchase with support of: Mondriaan Fonds, the Rembrandt Society (including its Dura art fund) also thanks to the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, gemeente Rotterdam and VSB Fonds 2006
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 09-11-2006
Age maker About 32 years old
Exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material Acrylic > Artificial synthetic > Synthetic > Material > Material and technique
Aluminium > Common metal > Metal > Inorganic material > Material > Material and technique
Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin The United States of America > North America > America

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James Rosenquist

Grand Forks 1933 - New York 2017

After his art training, James Rosenquist earned his living by painting billboards. This appears to have been an important inspiration for his art. Rosenquist ma..