TV Still Life, from the portfolio 11 Pop Artists, Volume III

  • Tom Wesselmann, TV Still Life, from the portfolio 11 Pop Artists, Volume III, 1965, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Philip Morris Incorporated, 1966.29.29

Exhibition Label

By 1960, ninety percent of American households owned a television set. Tom Wesselmann offers an ironic update of the classic still life with this fixture of the twentieth century. He needed only a few colors and regimented lines to define a kitchen counter and tile backsplash.

Pop Art Prints, 2014

 

Title
TV Still Life, from the portfolio 11 Pop Artists, Volume III
Artists
Date
1965
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
29 x 38 in. (73.7 x 96.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Philip Morris Incorporated

Classifications
Keywords
  • Still life – furniture – television
  • Still life – fruit – pear
Object Number
1966.29.29
Palette
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