Ball Figures IArtist(s)Jonathan LaskerObject Creation Date2003Medium & Supportlithograph on Rives BFK PaperDimensions
22 5/8 in x 29 15/16 in (57.5 cm x 76 cm)Credit LineGift of Robert and Janet MillerSubject matter
Jonathan Lasker states: In the case of this series of lithographs, which I call “Ball Figures,” round knots of scrawly black lines form ball shapes which are abutted next to one another to make forms which have human, animal, or plant associations. Also, in the backgrounds of these prints there are circles in alternating colors. These circles make patterns which partially fill the page ending in boundaries in the middle of the page forming horizon lines. In spots, groupings of circles are ringed-in by black lines which create subdominant figures in relation to the more pronounced “ball figures.”
The picture which forms is arrived at by the viewer interpretively rather than literally." Source Tamarind Institute.Physical Description
This is a horizontal print with black, pink and green colors on a white background. There are pink and green rings covering the lower portion of the work. Over these are black lines that connect some of these rings and a group of five black circles filled with squiggly lines.Primary Object ClassificationPrintRights
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