Composition In An Oval (Oval Abstraction)

Composition In An Oval (Oval Abstraction)

1953 (circa)
Type: Painting / Oil on gesso board

Praised in a review of the 1954 John Heller exhibition: “An outstanding canvas is Composition in an Oval, in which a white globular shape, tipped with red, forms the centripetal focus of an elaborated design” (Art Digest, February 1, 1954). Reproduced in: Sidney Geist, “Abstract Art Today,” Arts, September 1957, p.28.

In Exhibit:

Dimensions: H: 32.5  W: 61.5   

Exhibition History:

The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, “RETREAT AND RENEWAL: THE PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS OF THE MacDOWELL COLONY”, September 16 – December 2, 1996, [travelled to: National Academy of Design, NY, NY, January 17 – March 23, 1997; Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, April 20 – June 15, 1997], exhibition catalogue: cat. #43, illustrated color, page 88.

Catalog #: SF_0758