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Created by:
Arthur Monroe, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W: 78 × 78 in. (198.1 × 198.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Date:
1986
Description:
A large, abstract expressionist, oil on canvas painting by Arthur Monroe. The painting is square, with bold, multilayered brushstrokes in shades of green, grey, black, white, and accents of rust. Just to the lower right of center, a red oval appearing over a thick linear stroke of the same red stands out amidst the field of greens, greys and black. Its counterpoint just to the lower left of center is a flourish in dark slate blue. The painting is unsigned by the artist.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Abstract Expressionism  Search this
Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Evangeline J. Montgomery (EJ)
Object number:
2020.17
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Arthur Monroe
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd502f4ff12-d5f7-4a2b-875d-c89327364ad0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.17