GILBERT & GEORGE. The Paintings
(London, Amsterdam, Luzern and Dusseldorf): The Whitechapel Gallery, The Stedelijk Museum, Kuntsmuseum Luzern and Kuntslern, 1971-1972. A nice collection of invitational cards, for the traveling exhibition of Gilbert and Georges ‘new romantic sad beautiful sculpture “The Paintings”.’ This unusual Sculpture from 1971 consists of 6 huge painted triptychs. Painted in oils on linen in the winter of 1970-71, the Sculpture is a recreation of the emotions they experienced the previous summer in the English countryside. Each card is in fine condition and the card for the Whitechapel Art Gallery is signed by the artists.
This is the only sculpture by these human sculptors using this technique.
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