Kiki Smith

Cross Section of a Head

Mixed media on paper  1995   ed. 56/250


Original Watercolor Block / Rubber Stamp print on beautiful Okawara handmade Japanese paper.   The edition size is 250 and the artist was the printer. Each print differs slightly due to the printing technique, thus making each piece a 'unique work'.  Dimensions: 17" x 12-1/2" (43.2 x 32 cm) sheet, 9-5/8" x 9-1/16" (24.5 x 23 cm) composition size.  This work is signed and dated '1995' and numbered 56/250 in the lower right in pencil by artist.   


Kiki Smith: Prints, Books And Things, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY, 2003, cat. no. 31, p. 67, illustrated.

In 'Untitled (Cross-Section of a Head)', Smith exploits the brains abstract, decorative quality by offsetting a rubber stamp in red and blue. Due to the nature of the medium, each print in the edition is subject to slight variation in alignment.