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World Ruin through Black Magic

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
25 1/2 x 36 1/2 in. (64.8 x 92.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Figure male\head  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.84.67A
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1971.84.67A

World Ruin through Black Magic

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
25 x 33 in. (63.5 x 83.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.84.67B
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1971.84.67B

The Desire for Lunch Is a Bourgeoise Obsessive Neurosis

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
28 x 18 in. (71.1 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.84.68
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.84.68

Novella, from the series Great Ideas

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1967
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Occupation\medicine\nurse  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Object\letter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.160
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.160

Hollywood, wie es wirklich ist (xxxiii), from the series In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
21 7/8 x 30 3/4 in. (55.6 x 78.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kalago Properties
Object number:
1997.102.14
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1997.102.14

R. B. Kitaj

Title:
OLD K, 2002-2004
Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 52.2 x 37 cm (20 9/16 x 14 9/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
2002-2004
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Male  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R.B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2009.67
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National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.67

Four Judges

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, American, 1932 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on white paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1953
Accession Number:
1953-135-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1953-135-2

Self-Portrait (Cold in Paris)

Title:
R. B. Kitaj Self-Portrait
Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Medium:
Soft ground etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 49.5 x 38.2cm (19 1/2 x 15 1/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1983
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Male  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; the Ruth Bowman and Harry Kahn Twentieth-Century American Self-Portrait Collection Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2002.284
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2002.284

John Wieners

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
John Wieners, 6 Jan 1934 - 1 Mar 2002  Search this
Medium:
Color screenprint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 50.9 x 76.1 cm (20 1/16 x 29 15/16")
Culture:
John Wieners: American\Irish American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
John Wieners: Male  Search this
John Wieners: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R. B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
S/NPG.2011.130
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2011.130

R. B. Kitaj

Artist:
Robert Weingarten, born 1941  Search this
Sitter:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 44 x 66.2 cm (17 5/16 x 26 1/16")
Sheet: 54 x 76.4 cm (21 1/4 x 30 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2006
Topic:
Artwork  Search this
Artist's Effects  Search this
Interior\Studio\Art  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Male  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist and Marlborough Gallery
Object number:
S/NPG.2006.91
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert Weingarten
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2006.91

George Orwell

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
George Orwell, 1903 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
77.6cm x 50.7cm (30 9/16" x 19 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1983
Topic:
Weapon\Gun  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Helmet  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
George Orwell: Male  Search this
George Orwell: Literature\Writer  Search this
George Orwell: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
George Orwell: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.86.TC22
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of R. B. Kitaj
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.86.TC22

Robert Creeley

Title:
For Love
Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Creeley, 21 May 1926 - 30 Mar 2005  Search this
Medium:
Color screenprint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 64.8 × 45.7 cm (25 1/2 × 18")
Mat (Verified): 81.3 × 55.9 cm (32 × 22")
Type:
Print
Date:
1966
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Ruler  Search this
Robert Creeley: Male  Search this
Robert Creeley: Literature\Writer  Search this
Robert Creeley: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R. B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2011.125
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.125

Robert Duncan

Title:
Profile with Eyes Closed, 1982
Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Duncan, 7 Jan 1919 - 3 Feb 1988  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal with some wash on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39.3 x 58 cm (15 1/2 x 22 13/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1982
Topic:
Robert Duncan: Male  Search this
Robert Duncan: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R.B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2009.68
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.68

Ed Dorn

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Ed Dorn, 2 Apr 1929 - 10 Dec 1999  Search this
Medium:
Color screenprint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 64.9 x 52.2 cm (25 9/16 x 20 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1966
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Ed Dorn: Male  Search this
Ed Dorn: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Ed Dorn: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the R. B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2011.126
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.126

Charles Olson

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Olson, 27 Dec 1910 - 10 Jan 1970  Search this
Medium:
Color screenprint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 77.3 x 57.5 cm (30 7/16 x 22 5/8")
Mat: 91.4 x 66 cm (36 x 26")
Type:
Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Charles Olson: Male  Search this
Charles Olson: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R. B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2011.128
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.128

Kenneth Rexroth

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Kenneth Rexroth, 22 Dec 1905 - 6 Jun 1982  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on paper faced with wood veneer
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 51 x 75.6cm (20 1/16 x 29 3/4")
Mat: 71.1 x 96.5cm (28 x 38")
Type:
Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Male  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Literature\Writer\Historical  Search this
Kenneth Rexroth: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Cultural  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.96.198
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of R. B. Kitaj
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.198

Vladimir Horowitz

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
Vladimir Horowitz, 1 Oct 1904 - 5 Nov 1989  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 57.1 x 39cm (22 1/2 x 15 3/8")
Frame: 76.5 x 25.7 x 4.4cm (30 1/8 x 10 1/8 x 1 3/4")
Culture:
Vladimir Horowitz: European\Russian  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: European\Ukrainian  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1986
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Male  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.88.TC118
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of R. B. Kitaj
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.88.TC118

Bill Clinton

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
William Jefferson Clinton, born 19 Aug 1946  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1995
Topic:
William Jefferson Clinton: Male  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\Governor\Arkansas  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\Arkansas  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R. B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2009.64
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.64

Bill Clinton

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Sitter:
William Jefferson Clinton, born 19 Aug 1946  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1995
Topic:
William Jefferson Clinton: Male  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\Governor\Arkansas  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\Arkansas  Search this
William Jefferson Clinton: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of R.B. Kitaj Estate
Object number:
NPG.2009.65
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.65

R. B. Kitaj

Artist:
Prudence Cumming Associates, founded 1967  Search this
Sitter:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 34.2 x 34.9cm (13 7/16 x 13 3/4")
Sheet: 35.5 x 43.3cm (14 x 17 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1985-1986
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Artwork  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Male  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Judith Esterow
Object number:
S/NPG.2004.171
Restrictions & Rights:
© Prudence Cumming
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2004.171

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