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Opal Gospel

1971
Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008), Printer Styria Studio, Inc., New York


Dimensions

Overall: 53.3 x 58.4cm (21 x 23in.) Other (Base): 1.9 x 58.2 x 17.5cm (3/4 x 22 7/8 x 6 7/8in.) Other (Cover): 52.8 x 57.4 x 16.8cm (20 13/16 x 22 5/8 x 6 5/8in.)

Accession Number

1998.26

Medium or Technique

Set of ten photoscreenprints, printed in color on ten moveable Plexiglas panels

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Set of ten photoscreenprints, printed in color on ten moveable Plexiglas panels, each composed of two pieces of Plexiglas riveted together, with Plexiglas base and stainless steel box/cover. Text on side of Plexiglas base:
1) YOU WHOSE DAY (NOOTKA)
2) IN THE SKY (CHIPPEWA)
3) TSEGIHI HOUSE MAID (NAVAJO)
4) A LOON I (CHIPPEWA)
5) AJAJA-AJA-JAJA (IGLULIK)
6) LET US SEE (PAWNEE)
7) OH I AM (CHIPPEWA)
8) YOU WILL RECOVER (CHIPPEWA)
9-I) WHEN THE EARTH (APACHE)
9-II) EARTH WHEN IT (APACHE)

Inscription

Signed and numbered on back side of steel cover: Rauschenberg 183/230

Provenance

Jim Kempner Fine Art

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Virginia Herrick Deknatel

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY