Origami 4 [art original].

Origami 4 [art original].
Littleton, Harvey K.
1 art original : ink on paper ; 97 x 75 cm.
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
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Unit 40, Drawer 2
Digital Image of Drawing
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Variant Title: 
Origami four
Origami IV
Vitreograph is matted; dimensions including mat are 110 x 81 cm.
Vitregraph is composed of a series of overlapping triangles in red, yellow, blue, and green.
"Origami 4" -- penciled in below print in lower right corner.
"ed/50" -- penciled in below print in center.
"© Harvey K. Littleton 1983" penciled in below print in lower right corner.
This item is one of four in the Origami series that explores ideas about light and color as seen through a glass prism. Littleton's goal was to make "a print that looked like it had come from glass, that looked like there was some transparency". The Origami series blends together plane geometry and the layering of color.
Notable Acquisition 2012.
Vitreograph previously framed.
Purchase; Maurine Littleton Gallery; 2012; 2000021147.
Sent to photography January 2013 for possible inclusion in Notable Acquisitions 2012 (photography no. 2000021147).
Object/Material Note: 
Published in Harvey K. Littleton: a life in glass, founder of America's studio glass movement, Joan Falconer Byrd: 127267, p. 133 NK5198.L7.B99.
Published in Harvey K. Littleton: reflections, 1946-1994, Mary F. Douglas: 63496, p. 16 NK5198.L7.D73.
Published in Acquisitions, within Notable acquisitions 2012: AI95675, p. 50-51 (#35, bottom right) NK5102.C8 .C81n 2012.