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You'll soon be congratulating yourself

1949 (made)

Collage by Eduardo Paolozzi: 'You'll soon be congratulating yourself', 1949

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TitleYou'll soon be congratulating yourself (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Collage by Eduardo Paolozzi: 'You'll soon be congratulating yourself', 1949
  • From catalogue height: 30.5cm
  • From catalogue width: 23cm
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Given by the artist
Object history
One of 11 collages from a set of 46 (numbered 1-15) reproduced as the portfolio of prints entitled 'Bunk', published in 1972. Most based on complete sheets from magazines of the 1940s and 1950s.
A copy of the portfolio 'Bunk' is in the department (Circ.517-561-1972). The source material, including these collages, was shown at a lecture given by Paolozzi to the newly formed Independent Group at the I.C.A. in 1952 and as such was seminal in the history of Pop Art.
Associated objects
Bibliographic references
  • Tobia Bezzola and Franziska Lentzsch, eds. Europop Zurich: Kunsthaus Zurich, 2008. ISBN: 978-3-8321-9043-9.
  • P. 84 Paloma Alarcó, Francisco Calvo Serraller, Thomas Crow, Pop Art myths Madrid : Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2014. ISBN: 9788415113553
  • Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971
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Record createdOctober 10, 2007
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