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Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt
Untitled, from from the Artsounds Collection

1986

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Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt Untitled, from from the Artsounds Collection, 1986 Lithograph on paper Signed and numbered from the edition of 200 in ink on the back; also bears artist's stamped name and provenance - Art Sounds portfolio. 12 × 12 inches Unframed Signed and numbered from the edition of 200 in ink on the back; also bears artist's stamped name and provenance - Art Sounds portfolio. This terrific offset lithograph print exemplifies the combination of religion and kitsch that Lanigan Schmidt is best known for. This print was created in the 1980s for the famous Artsounds portfolio, which featured prints by Marcel Duchamp, Jonathan Borofsky among others. Lanigan-Schmidt was a subject of a 2013 retrospective at PS1 MOMA and is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts in New York. Provenance: Artsounds Portfolio About Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA, Brooklyn Museum, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Ackland Art Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, among others. He has exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Europe, including the 1980 and 1984 Venice Biennales, the 1991 Whitney Biennial, and the 1999 exhibition The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Recent solo exhibitions include Tenemental: With Sighs Too Deep for Words, Howl! Happening, New York (2018); Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: Mysterium Tremendum, Rockland Art Center, NY (2013); and Ecce Homo: Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt & The Art of Rebellion, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY (2013). Lanigan-Schmidt has been an instructor in the MFA program of the School of Visual Arts in New York City since the mid 80s and has served on the governing board of the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Maine since 1992. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial grant and in 2017 received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the National Academy of Design. In June 2009, Lanigan-Schmidt was honored at the White House by President Barack Obama for his courageous participation in the 1969 Stonewall rebellion, and in 2016 he was the keynote speaker when the Stonewall Inn became a national monument. Lanigan-Schmidt was the subject of the critically acclaimed 2012 retrospective Tender Love Among the Junk at MoMA PS1, curated by Peter Eleey. - Courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Fine Art
  • Creator:
    Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt (1948, American)
  • Creation Year:
    1986
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 12 in (30.48 cm)Width: 12 in (30.48 cm)
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  • Gallery Location:
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1745213368702
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