Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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How to Read
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj
    born: Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: England, United Kingdom, United States
  • How to Read, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color screen print, photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, wove, upper and left deckl
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 457 x 292 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 x 11 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 781 x 576 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/4 x 22 5/8 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.02
Catalogue raisonné

Screen print likeness of the front cover of a paperback book. The cover is mottled brown and grey, and the edges of the cover appear worn. The title, author and other text are rendered in black, and use four different styles and sizes fonts. Three-color screen print.