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Creator:
R. B. Kitaj, 1932–2007, American, active in Britain (1958–97)
Title:

World Ruin Through Black Magic (top sheet of two sheet set)

Former Title(s):

Reduction of Ancxiety

Part Of:

Collective Title: World Ruin Through Black Magic

Date:
1965
Medium:
Screen print on moderately thick, slightley textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 38 9/16 x 27 3/16in. (97.9 x 69.1cm) and Image: 24 5/8 × 33 inches (62.5 × 83.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

" BROWN FAT | THE REDUCTION OF ANXIETY | IN TERMINAL PATIENTS | THE DECISION TO ABOLISH RANKS | PROVISIONAL ART FALSE CATALOGUES | THE FUNCTION OF SKIN | MAESTRO PUZZLES | ULTRASTRONG FIELDS | THE CULTURAL VALUE OF FEAR, | DISTRUST, AND HYPOCHONDRIA | THE HOUSEFLY | FLIES AND DISEASE | REVIEWS OF DATA | WORLD RUIN THROUGH BLACK MAGIC | ( TOP SHEET ) | FIRST SHOTS AND SECOND THOUGHTS | FIRST SHOTS EXPLAINED AS MISPRINTS | THE PROBLEM OF OMISSION | GENUINE CORRUPTION | DID HE HANDLE THE PROMPT-BOOK? | TIN FOIL | HOW MANY TIMES THE SAME COLOR | MAY BE APPLIED | THE FIRST ROSE COLOR | THE FIRST HIGHLIGHT | STICKY VARNISH | EVERY KIND OF GLUE | SALT GREEN | THE FRIT | HOW SHEET GLASS IS MADE | SIMPLE WINDOWS | THE SECOND ROSE COLOR | THE BEARDS OF YOUTHS | THE BEARDS OF THE SENILE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Anonymous Gift
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1983.31.17
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7114
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