Bikini

Norman Takeuchi

BIRTH YEAR 1937
BIRTH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia

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MEDIUM Acrylic on linen with three projections (wood wrapped in canvas)
DATE 1968
DIMENSIONS 104.1cm x 99.1cm x 3.2cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.12.19
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Norman Takeuchi, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A painting composed of two contrasting parts, one of geometric patterns and one of a figurative element. The lower part presents overlapped horizontal and oblique forms of bright blue and yellow colour. Three oblique yellow lines are projected from that upper composition (wood components wrapped in canvas and painted). The upper part presents a realistic grey tones woman's torso wearing a bikini. Small blue and dark red lines descent from the top of the composition onto the figure.

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