Royal Award for Modern Painting – Poster A0
Normally lit (left) and same print backlit (right), makes the opaque white top layer look transparant.
Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst
H 1189 x W 841 mm
4 colour screenprint on 120 grams/m2 Natronkraft paper
4 separate split fountain areas for blue-blue gradations
15 signed and numbered prints out of 40 prints total
The design is inspired by the floor of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, the location where the exhibition of the annual Royal Award for Modern Painting will take place, see Royal Award for Modern Painting – Poster A2
Source: Sky Map 5 (showing the stars visible around the date of the deadline for this contest) by Wil Tirion. From Jay M. Pasachoff, Peterson Field Guides, Stars and Planets, 2006.
Printrun 1A and B: 2 separate blue-blue gradations; printrun 2: blue 55 + black;
printrun 3A and B: 2 separate blue-blue gradations; printrun 4: opaque white.