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Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now

Ed Ruscha's Every Building on the Sunset Strip
From Left:
Brent Benjamin, The Barbara B. Taylor Director of the Saint Louis Art Museum
Elizabeth Wykcoff, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Gretchen Wagner, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Ed Ruscha's Every Building on the Sunset Strip
Edward Ruscha, American, born 1937; Every Building on the Sunset Strip (detail), 1966; artist's book; book (closed): 7 × 5 5/8 inches; Washington University, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library, St. Louis 2018.112 © Ed Ruscha
Betye Saars's The Fragility of Smiles (of Strangers Lost at Sea)
Betye Saar, American, born 1926; The Fragility of Smiles (of Strangers Lost at Sea) (detail), 1998; screenprint and rubber stamp, in artist’s frame; 16 × 42 x 1 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Minority Artists Purchase Fund 28:1999 © Betye Saar, courtesy of the artist and Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, California
James Rosenquist's Sketch for Forest Ranger, from the portfolio Ten from Leo Castelli
James Rosenquist, American, 1933–2017; Sketch for Forest Ranger (detail), from the portfolio "Ten from Leo Castelli", 1967; screenprint on two interlocking, die-cut vinyl sheets; sheet (each): 24 x 20 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Greenberg and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Helman 30:1967.8 © Estate of James Rosenquist / Licensed by ARS, New York, NY
Robert Rauschenberg's Breakthrough I
Robert Rauschenberg, American, 1925–2008; Breakthrough I (detail), 1964; lithograph; 41 1/4 × 29 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Richard K. Weil 141:1973 © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Richard Artschwager's Locations 1969: Hair Blp
Richard Artschwager, American, 1923–2013; Locations 1969: Hair Blp, 1969; rubberized horsehair laminated to Formica; 8 3/4 x 5 x 2 1/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Brooke Alexander 59:1971.5 © 2017 Richard Artschwager / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Kiki Smith's Banshee Pearls
Kiki Smith, American (born Germany), born 1954; Banshee Pearls (detail), 1991; lithograph with aluminum-leaf additions; sheet (each): 22 3/4 × 30 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Dr. Jerome F. and Judith Weiss Levy 506:2018a-l © Kiki Smith / Universal Limited Art Editions, courtesy Pace Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein's Head
Roy Lichtenstein, American, 1923–1997; Head (detail), 1980; woodcut with embossing; sheet: 40 × 33 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Julian and Hope Edison 87:2012.6 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
Lorna Simpson's Wigs (Portfolio)
Lorna Simpson, American, born 1960; Wigs (Portfolio), 1994; thirty-eight waterless lithographs on felt, twenty-one with photographs, seventeen with text; 72 inches × 13 feet 6 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Eliza McMillan Trust 29:1999a-ll © Lorna Simpson. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth
Jasper Johns' Figure 7
Jasper Johns, American, born 1930; Figure 7 (detail), from the series "Black Numeral Series", 1968; lithograph; sheet: 37 × 30 1/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Friends Fund 34:1976.8 © Jasper Johns and Gemini G.E.L. / Licensed by ARS, New York, NY. Published by Gemini G.E.L.
Edgar Heap of Birds' Sovereign
Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, Cheyenne/Arapaho Nation, born 1954; Sovereign (detail), 2017; monotype; sheet (each): 22 × 15 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, The Sidney S. and Sadie Cohen Print Purchase Fund 483:2018a-p © Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds. Image courtesy Bockley Gallery and the artist. Photography by Dan Dennehy.
Julie Mehretu's Epigraph, Damascus
Julie Mehretu, American (born Ethiopia), born 1970; Epigraph, Damascus (detail), 2016; photogravure, sugar lift aquatint, spit bite aquatint, open bite; framed: 97 5/8 inches x 18 feet 10 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Eliza McMillan Trust and Friends Endowment Fund 209:2017a-f; Photo courtesy of the artist and BORCH Editions © Julie Mehretu
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