sir eduardo paolozzi / 20/036


Image of sir eduardo paolozzi / 20/036

These collages are mainly made from magazines given to Paolozzi by American ex-servicemen. They show his fascination with popular culture and technology, as well as with the glamour of American consumerism. The title of the series refers to Henry Ford''s famous statement that ''History is more or less bunk.... We want to live in the present''. It reflects Paolozzi''s belief that his work should respond to contemporary culture.

windtunnel test

1972 - printed from the original 1950 collage as part of the BUNK series
170 sets of 45 prints were produced in folios signed by the artist

363 x 272mm