Lake Erie in my Head

Jerry Grey

BIRTH YEAR 1940
BIRTH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Acrylic on canvas
DATE 1971-1972
DIMENSIONS 226.1cm x 165.1cm x 3.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.04.01
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A flat minimalist abstract painting with predominant violet tones. The composition presents three vertical columns, organized as a grid, each constructed with zigzagging brick shapes; resembling vertical chevrons. The middle column presents a very light bluish-violet while the left and right columns presents a slightly darker violet. Two greyish lines separate the middle column from the left and right. The columns and the lines are applied on a grey-lavender background creating an eye-bending monochromatic composition.

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