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Something from Sleep II

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wojnarowicz, David, born 1954 - died 1992 (designed by)
    Artangel (commissioned)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.921-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 182

Physical description

A collage of torn banknotes, a blue sky and objects suspended from a frame, including a clockface, heart, fantastical green monster or alien (upside-down) and a face made of metal and other materials. In the centre is an oval image of a man on an elephant walking through water. Below is an outline of a man asleep in bed superimposed over a map.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

1992 (made)

Artist/maker

Wojnarowicz, David, born 1954 - died 1992 (designed by)
Artangel (commissioned)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

SOMETHING FROM SLEEP II
Lettered

DAVID WOJNAROWICZ
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 30.4 cm, Width: 30.4 cm

Object history note

Artangel/Mundopositive is a series of artworks made to increase awareness about AIDS and HIV

Descriptive line

Colour offset lithograph designed by David Wojnarowicz for Artangel/Mundopositive- Something from Sleep II; British, 1992

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Heart; Money; Alien; Sky; AIDS; Clock; Maps; Elephant

Categories

Prints; Health; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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