abstracted splatter composition in black

Untitled, 20th century

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Richard Sussman was born in Minneapolis and studied at the Minneapolis School of Art (now MCAD), then part of the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, Mia’s parent organization. After studying and working in New York and California, he returned to the Twin Cities, where he worked at a plumbing supply company and taught studio art at various colleges. Sussman liked rugged subjects. When working outdoors, he returned again and again to specific, now largely anonymous, sites. This tumbledown cabin was a favorite subject from his frequent visits to Minnesota’s Lake Superior shore.

Artist Life
1908 - 1971
Accession Number
From the estate of the artist to his widow, Ruth L. Sussman, and by descent to their daughter, Deborah June Sussman; transferred to Mia by her executor, Ross Sussman, Minneapolis.
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abstracted splatter composition in black
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