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Produced with Dale Gephart

       

A pair of postcards (full and detail) based on Lear: Nothing Comes from Nothing (1985), a painting by Quinton Oliver Jones.

Postcard one (full):

Quinton Oliver Jones (1903–1999), Lear: Nothing Comes from Nothing, oil on canvas, 1985, 30 × 26 in. (76.2 × 66 cm), (after William Shakespeare, King Lear), Courtesy Dale & Connie Gephart (guardians of the Quinton Oliver Jones estate and database).

Postcard one (detail):

Dexter Sinister, True Mirror, 2008, offset ink on paper, 6 × 4.25 in. (15.2 × 10.8 cm) [www.sinisterdexter.org] Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. (Detail of Quinton Oliver Jones (1903–1999), Lear: Nothing Comes from Nothing, oil on canvas, 1985, 30 × 26 in. (76.2 × 66 cm), (after William Shakespeare, King Lear), Courtesy Dale & Connie Gephart (guardians of the Quinton Oliver Jones estate and database) (in response to a misdirected letter of invitation to Giles Weaver (regarding the statement “There is never one reason for anything.” (excerpted from Giles Weaver, “Further Notes from the Underground,” The Phoenix, Spring 1971 (republished in the section Mark Philips, “Giles Weaver” (originally published as “J.D. Salinger—A Hidden Hand?”, Saturday Review, November/December 1985, (unofficially republished in The Complete Uncollected Short Stories of J.D. Salinger—Vol. II, 1974 (unofficially republished as Twenty-Two Stories by Train Wreck Recluse, 1998, 2000))))))).

To be released via the Whitney Museum bookstore as an ongoing stock item beginning 15 April 2008.

Posted 23 March 2008 20:06:37

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