July 1976

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1986
38 × 26.4cm, two part red and black silkscreen on transparent paper and white paper respectively with a drawing by David Button of of three World War I warships - INVINCIBLE. INFLEXIBLE. INDEFATIGABLE’. The overlay sheet adds red diagonal strokes - the poles which held the ships’ torpedo nets - along each hull.
With the subtitle being Homage to Agam, the work is a visual pun paintings by the Israeli artist Yaacov Agam who created optical art (OpArt) works using stripes and diagonals.
The outer card folder notes this is one of only 150 copies produced. This is an unsigned copy. VG in like folder.

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