The immediate junction of this indented line and the smooth plaster area at the center of the work is marked by a deep crevice, a U- shaped form projecting from the junction painted a bright yellow, and a tin cut to form a spiral, embedded in the plaster and painted red.The outer spiral of the tin rests upon the yellow projection and is in turn held down by a white stone placed upon it, directly over the yellow projection.This group is placed directly against a large area of tinted plaster which develops a series of curved surfaces, undulating in three-dimensions across the surface of the work.These areas are tinted in a wariety of orange hues and contain a number of objects embedded in and projecting from them.
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Kurt Schwitters – MerzBarn – Details 2
- POWERFUL LYNETTE YIADOM-BOAKYE PAINTING
At Bonhams Post-War And Contemporary Art Sale February 13, 2019Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (British, born 1977) ... A powerful early work, Sack (2005), by contemporary British painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, is one of the highlights of Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Sale at New Bond Street on Wednesday 6 March. The artist is known for her paintings of people of colour against muted ambiguous backgrounds, and Sack, painted […]