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Larry Bell, SMMSHFBL 2

This intricate abstract charcoal drawing is comprised of alternating 2 “ bands of contrasting light and dark grey/blue. The first being dark on the upper left fading to light blue on the right upper edge of the drawing. The second is the opposite and so on. There are twelve bands.

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

SMMSHFBL 2, 1978
blue strathmore charcoal
24" H x 19" W
Gift of Gus Foster