head of a woman, open on top with blue glaze at interior; gold stripe down center of face; one orange eye and one green eye; white and green mottled base

%C2%A9 Estate Robert Arneson %2F Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society %28ARS%29%2C NY

Viola with Gold, 1988

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Robert Arneson's portrait busts, though referencing a longstanding artistic tradition, embody his identification with the California "Funk" movement--less a style than an attitude. For Viola with Gold he employed vivid glazes and facial expressions that recalled both pop culture and Pop Art.

Details
Title
Viola with Gold
Artist Life
1930 - 1992
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2001.216
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head of a woman, open on top with blue glaze at interior; gold stripe down center of face; one orange eye and one green eye; white and green mottled base

© Estate Robert Arneson / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

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