Description: We offer a large signed print by Norman Ives. The image is 19 ¾” by 19 ¾” and housed in a period frame with the outside dimensions 31” by 31”. Signed, titled and editioned under the image in graphite: “Y:Ia 1970, 56/70, NORMAN IVES.” Interlocking colorful shapes show the direct influence of his mentor Josef Albers as well as Ives’ own exploration of color relationships and elemental forms. The graceful boxy shapes have topographic suggestion. Item #PR00345.
Norman Ives (1923-1978) was born in the Panama Canal Zone, his father was in the military. Norman went on to study at Wesleyan University and the Yale School of Art. He taught graphic design at Yale Royal College of Art in London, at the University of Hawaii and at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. He designed two major publications by Josef Albers; “Interaction of Color” in 1963 and “Formulition: Articulation” in 1972.
Condition: Light even toning. The print retains full margins and has not been laid down. Generally very good condition.