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Headlines from Horrors Ville

Collage
1951 (made)
Artist/Maker



object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
collage
Brief Description
Collage by Eduardo Paolozzi: 'Headlines from Horrors Ville', 1951
Dimensions
  • From catalogue height: 25.6cm
  • From catalogue width: 17.6cm
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.
  • Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.716-1971

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record createdOctober 10, 2007
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