Three (3) Kentucky Contemporary Prints, Joe Petro & Clayton Pond, including one Kentucky Derby related. 1st item: Joe Petro III (American/Kentucky, 1956) Absolut Kentucky silkscreen depicting 2 bottles of Absolut Vodka with a jockey riding a rabbit. These prints were created as part of the "Absolut Statehood" campaign for artists to gain notoriety by presenting their vision of their home state to the American public. This print is in reference to Joe Petro's home state of Kentucky, and Kentucky's significant role in horse racing. Pencil signed lower right. Housed behind glass in matted wood frame. Sheet – 30 3/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Framed – 41 1/4" H x 32 1/4" W. 2nd & 3rd items: Two (2) Clayton Pond (American/New York, b. 1941) serigraphs, one titled "Derby Dandies", signed and dated lower right "Clayton Pond 1981" and titled lower left with remarque of steeples (Sheet – 29" H x 40" W), and the other titled "Inflation Report", depicing $100 bills falling out of a television set, signed lower left, "Clayton Pond, Inflation Report, Artist Proof" (Sheet – 40" H x 30" W). Both unframed. CONDITION: 1st item: Excellent condition. 2nd item: Good condition, shows overall toning. 3rd item: Great condition, light toning.
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