Wayne Thiebaud: Eight Lipsticks, T-Shirt

About the Artist

American artist Wayne Thiebaud experiments with compositions based on familiar subjects and his childhood memories, such as pinball machines and ice cream cones, but while his subjects are light and fun, his approach to painting is serious. He uses still-life subjects to explore formal qualities of painting: color, line, shape, light, composition, and texture. His paintings bring up memories of birthday parties, family picnics, and holidays at home. At their root, his paintings reflect his deep affection and nostalgia for the rituals and traditions of American life.

Wayne Thiebaud: Eight Lipsticks, T-Shirt

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This ladies' slim-fit tee is screen printed with Wayne Thiebaud's Eight Lipsticks (1988). Tiny in scale but monumental in attitude, Thiebaud's print features intimate and frivolous lipsticks lined up like soldiers with military precision. Scratched into the metal printing plate, his lines carry burrs that catch ink and cause a slight bleed, softening the forceful marks with blushes of pink and gold.

 

Art © Wayne Thiebaud/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine-washable
  • Imported


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