Yellow Sky [Ciel jaune]

Pat Durr

Date de naissance 1939
Lieu de naissance Kansas City, Kansas
Date du décès --

What words, symbols, and forms can you find in this painting? Painter and printmaker Pat Durr explores the symbolic meaning of the ordinary in this vibrant work titled Yellow Sky. Part of a body of work called “Graffiti – Marks of Life,” this abstract piece was created during the peak of Durr’s exploration into the use of symbols. Expressive brushstrokes over a deep blue ground deal with the unknown aspects of life and highlight Durr’s interest in pushing the boundaries of form. Arriving in Ottawa in 1964, Durr became one of the first women to work in Abstract Expressionism in the city where she continues to live and work.

Technique acrylique, techniques mixtes sur toile de coton
DATE 1985
DIMENSIONS 167,6cm x 241,9cm x 4,4cm
Numéro d'acquisition 1995.01.01
Détails Collection de la Galerie d'art d'Ottawa : don de l'artiste, 1995
Description du catalogue
An abstract image with an animal figure and shapes painted with loose brushstrokes over a dark background. "Yellow Sky" is written in the top right corner.

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