Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms

By Tom Wesselmann SKU:198710

Tom Wesselmann's "Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms," crafted in 1986, stands as an exceptional blend of material and form. This artwork, part of his "Steel Drawings" series, redefines traditional drawing by infusing industrial steel with human presence. The juxtaposition of cold steel with the warmth of Rosemary's image creates a captivating contrast. Wesselmann's ability to evoke intimacy from rigid steel, along with the fusion of artistic and industrial elements, makes "Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms" a truly special and captivating painting.

46 cm

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Title: “”Tom Wesselmann’s Fusion of Steel and Sensuality: Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms””
Year Painted: 1986

Tom Wesselmann’s masterpiece, “”Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms,”” created in 1986, stands as an extraordinary example of his groundbreaking approach to art. This painting, part of his celebrated “”Steel Drawings”” series, reimagines traditional drawing by intertwining the starkness of industrial steel with the gentle allure of the human form.

In this artwork, Wesselmann navigates the delicate balance between the cold rigidity of steel and the tender intimacy of Rosemary’s presence. The incorporation of Rosemary’s image, complete with socks and arms, into the steel medium is a testament to Wesselmann’s mastery in creating an unexpected dialogue between form and material. The result is a mesmerizing contrast that draws viewers in, prompting them to explore the intersection of the human experience and the modern industrial world.

“”Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms”” epitomizes Wesselmann’s ability to imbue industrial material with a sense of intimacy and human connection. The fusion of steel and sensuality in this painting underscores his innovative spirit and his dedication to challenging artistic boundaries. Through this work, Wesselmann transcends the conventional notions of drawing, transforming it into an interaction between the tactile and the visual, the mundane and the sublime.

What makes this painting truly special is its transformative power. Wesselmann’s capacity to evoke emotions and prompt contemplation through his unique artistic synthesis is unparalleled. The juxtaposition of steel and the human form speaks to the broader human experience, touching on themes of vulnerability, strength, and the interplay between the natural and the manufactured.

In conclusion, “”Steel Drawing Edition/Rosemary With Socks And Arms”” stands as a testament to Tom Wesselmann’s artistic vision and innovation. Its fusion of industrial steel and human presence, along with its capacity to evoke complex emotions and conversations, sets it apart as a remarkably special painting. Wesselmann’s creation continues to captivate and engage viewers, inviting them to ponder the intricate relationship between form, material, and the human experience.

Original size:
27.9 x 25.4 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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