Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern + Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury

Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 149

Ken Price & Harvey Mudd "The Plain of Smokes" Suite

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Ken Price (1935-2012), Harvey Mudd (b. 1940)
Marking(s); notes: colophon signed by Price and Mudd, two prints signed, blind stamps; ed. 25/150; 1981
Country of origin; materials: American; book with letterpress and screenprints
Dimensions (H, W, D): book: 16"h, 13.25"w, 2.5"d
Additional Information: Suite is comprised of poem cycle by Harvey Mudd illustrated with twenty original serigraphs by Ken Price, published by Arabesque Books, Santa Barbara, California. The collaborative work depicting scenes from Los Angeles and Southern California is an ode to the city that shaped both their careers. Provenance: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York.

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very good, little if any wear

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