Ode to Michael Goldberg 1 by Philip Guston
As member of the Abstract Expressionist movement Guston was an active printmaker and at the time of the O'Hara portfolio was transitioning to representation in his art. in this series of lithographs we see his mastery of the lithograph and his experimentation with form at this watershed moment in his artistic career. This is the first of six lithographs in the series that are best understood and studied as a group.
Technical details: Sheet Number 18 of "In Memory Of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems by Frank O'Hara" published by the Museum of Modern Art in 1967. Single unsigned lithograph printed as loose 18 x 12 inch folded folio sheet on Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper. Number 142 of edition number of 2500. Comes with complete provenance including copy of colophon. Special pricing for all six lithographs upon enquiry.