Aspen Winter Jazz Serigraph by Roy Lichtenstein
“Aspen Jazz” is by Roy Lichtenstein (1923 1997) and measures 40 x 26, with an image size of 40 x 26.
Screen-print on heavy, glossy white paper. Published by Leo Castelli Gallery for the Aspen jazz Festival in 1967. Printed by Chiron Press, New York. Print looks as if has been out of any exposure to the sun as the colors are totally vibrant.
The project was initiated by John and Kimiko Powers who invited several leading jazz musicians to participate in a weekend called the Aspen Jazz Festival in 1967. Page 82 #44 of “The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein” a catalogue raisonne 1948-1993.
This stunning piece is an original poster by Lichtenstein. These kinds of brilliant posters haven’t been reprinted and have become highly sought-after by collectors of contemporary prints and fine artworks. From an edition of 2,000. This serigraph is unsigned and not numbered.
– From the NY Times.
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