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Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples / John Giorno (1936-2019); Welcoming the Flowers (18 works);

Lot 145
John Giorno
Welcoming the Flowers (18 works)
12 May 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

US$15,000 - US$20,000

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John Giorno (1936-2019)

Welcoming the Flowers (18 works), 2007
The complete set of 18 screenprints in colors, some with metallic ink, on 2-ply museum board, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered PP 2/4 (each a printer's proof, aside from the edition of 70), each with the blindstamp and inkstamp verso of the publisher/printer, Durham Press, Durham, Pennsylvania, all contained in original custom wooden box with screened title on cover and archival interior, with title page and text poem panel, as issued, each the full sheet. (18 works)
each sheet 16 1/2 x 16 1/2in (41.91 x 41.91cm)


The late John Giorno was an American poet, visual artist, performer, gay-rights activist and Tibetan Buddhist. The set of 18 prints contain fragments from his 2004 poem, Welcoming the Flowers.

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