Untitled (from Club/Spade Group ’81-82)

Richard Diebenkorn
Untitled (from Club/Spade Group ’81-82)

An original hand-signed Richard Diebenkorn lithograph print.


Original lithograph printed in 6 colors on Arches Cover wove paper

Hand-signed with the artist’s monogram and dated in pencil at the lower right sheet tip RD82.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 250, numbered in pencil at the lower left sheet tip (there were 53 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 303). One of 8 plates by various artists from the portfolio Eight by Eight to Celebrate the Temporary Contemporary, published by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; printed by Krystine Graziano, Kenneth Farley, Alan Holoubek, James Reid and Anthony Zepeda at Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, bearing its blindstamp at the lower right sheet edge.

Catalog: Gemini G.E.L. 15.1.

38 x 25 3/8 inches

Sheet Size: 40 x 27 inches

Eight by Eight to Celebrate the Temporary Contemporary was a portfolio of prints by eight artists produced to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (LA MOCA) founded in 1979. In addition to the Diebenkorn, the portfolio included prints by Sam Francis, David Hockney, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Rauschenberg, Niki de Saint Phalle, Jean Tinguely and Andy Warhol.