horizontal washes of color with yellows and oranges at center, light and medium blues at the top and greys and purples at center on left and right edges and along bottom edge

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Seascape Sunrise and Storm Clouds, January 7, 2017

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Jules Olitski gained fame as an abstract painter who thinned his pigments and poured them to stain the canvas. In retrospect such work was an anomaly in his career, most of his images, whether on canvas or—as here—on paper, show the physical action of the artist’s hand. He made this landscape late in his life, after the spotlight of fame had turned in other directions and critics began to pan his work. He seems to have cared little about the comments of others, “I have never felt bound by any art theory. I just try to get into the work and let it in some intense way be made.”

Details
Title
Seascape Sunrise and Storm Clouds
Artist Life
born Ukraine, 1922-2007
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2017.95.2
Provenance
(Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, Florida); Hella L. “Hueg” Mears (1930-2017, St. Paul)
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horizontal washes of color with yellows and oranges at center, light and medium blues at the top and greys and purples at center on left and right edges and along bottom edge

© Estate Jules Olitski / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

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