Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Towards a Better Life
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj, artist
    born: Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: England, United Kingdom, United States
    Kelpra Studio, Ltd., printer
    active 1957–1991
    Marlborough Gallery, publisher
    established 1948
  • Towards a Better Life, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • four-color photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, top and right deckle
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 454 x 375 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 7/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 772 x 584 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/8 x 23 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.18
Catalogue raisonné

Image of front and spine of a paper dust jacket for a book. The title, author and text are rendered in black on a white background and in white on a red background. The front of the dust jacket has been divided into three panels, with text in each of the panels. The top and bottom edges of the dust jacket appear to have been badly damaged or worn.