Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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untitled (portfolio cover)
  • Emmett Williams, artist
    Hansjörg Mayer, printer
    born 1943
    born: Stuttgart, Germany
  • untitled (portfolio cover), 1979
  • 10 Autobiographical Sketches (And One Original Drawing)
  • color lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 352 x 495 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 19 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 36.5 x 51.9 x 1 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/8 x 20 7/16 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0212.01
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Print adhered to cover of portfolio. The print contains circles of various sizes of circles. Numbers 1-9 span across the image in non-numerical order. The numbers repeat themselves and vary in size. A half-bird, half-man figure appears underneath the text of the image. The portfolio cover is made out of non-corrugated cardboard. Colors include: yellow, blue, green, red, pink, and purple.