The Great Society: Military Life by Warrington Colescott

The Great Society: Military Life by Warrington Colescott

The Great Society: Military Life

Warrington Colescott

Title

The Great Society: Military Life

 
Artist
Year
1966  
Technique
etching, photoetching and serigraphy 
Image Size
17 13/16 x 18" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
3 of 50  
Annotations
dated after signature; titled in lower center 
Reference
Chapin 108; Elvehjem 111 
Paper
textured, handmade antique-white wove 
State
i/ii (second state not in color) 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
15972 
Price
$1,500.00 
Description
An excellent example of Colescott's unrelenting social criticism this etching addresses the inconsistancies of Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" of mid 1960's during the Vietnam War era. This image was number 3 in the series of 6. The series was printed in color in state 1 and in black and white in state 2.