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Larry Bell, New Fraction #165


This larger newer addition to the Fraction Series has pink cloudy forms on the mid right collage. The form beneath is dark with a wide white horizontal shape beneath. The are pink and yellow spatter circles on the left outside the larger form. The image was made from recycled work sand laminated together under heat and vacuum creating spontaneous images through the chemistry of the components.

Larry Bell

Larry Bell is a contemporary American artist and sculptor. He lives and works in Taos, New Mexico, and maintains a studio in Venice, California. From 1957 to 1959 he studied at the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles as a student of Robert Irwin, Richards Ruben, Robert Chuey, and Emerson Woelffer. He is a grant recipient from, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, and his artworks are found in the collections of many major cultural institutions. Bell’s work has been shown at museums and in public spaces in the United States and abroad over the course of his 40-year career.

Larry Bell on Wikipedia


New Fraction #165, 2003
mixed media on watercolor paper
20 × 20 in. (50.8 × 50.8 cm)
Gift of Gus Foster
2013.0167.0000

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