Signed and dated, in pencil, l.r. corner of print: ANUSZKIEWICZ 1968 Edition, in pencil, l.l. corner of print: 71/125 Pencil notation, on back, u.r. corner: 2079 Brown pencil notation, on back, l.r. corner: V146
Text: Sugar Means Ships - The Consumption of Sugar Sweetened Drinks Muse be Reduced. For your beverages 400million lbs. of sugar were imported in Ships last year. Every Ship is needed to carry soldiers and supplies now. - (upper left seal) United States Food Administration - (ships labled) Sugar - (top left cloud) WAR HURRY!
At the outer edge a long black rectangle composed of graphite and wax extends upward. Within this border is a white rectangular stripe, following the same arc as the outer black rectangle, which is exposed Arches heavy white paper. An inner black stripe sits at the composition's center composed of the same wax and graphite.
The piece is about the interplay of its elements: the interplay of dark and light, glossy and matte surfaces, within the pulsing form of nested rectangles.