Transition Development; Blue, Red, Black (framed)

by John Carter RA

As part of the Multiple Thoughts exhibition, this framed limited edition print by John Carter is on show in the Keeper’s House at the Royal Academy from 27 April–10 September 2018.

Please note that this brand new framed edition is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts by appointment with the Art Sales team from the end of May.

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Artwork details

Artist John Carter
Medium Print
Colour Blue/Multicolour
Dimensions 64cm
Fabric & material Aquatint
Edition 30

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Artwork description

Influenced by the works of European concrete and constructivist artists, John Carter’s printmaking is closely related to his process of developing the abstract wall objects for which he is best known.

Made in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy, this vibrant new print is part of the Transition theme which the artist has been working on since 2012. As Carter explains, it ‘refers to the transition, from left to right, of a channel of space which cuts into the body of the work, dividing it into two zones, one which points to the left and the other which points to the right. Two squares, one above the other, in various dimensions, are another feature of the theme.’

All proceeds from sales of this work go directly to support the non-profit-making areas of the Royal Academy, particularly the RA Schools.

About John Carter RA

John Carter RA is best known for his abstract sculptures. His work is frequently described as being a dialogue between painting and sculpture. It consists mainly of constructed “wall-objects”, often with a mathematical basis. Fully three-dimensional works have been less frequent in his output.

Carter was born in Middlesex in 1942 and studied at the Twickenham School of Art from... Go to artist page