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Larry Bell, AAAAA 127

A soft mottled 4” edged shape glides diagonally across the black square box. This box shaped surface rests on the rest of the lighter black surface. In this painting Bell has produced angular geometric compositions that allude to three-dimensional forms.

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

AAAAA 127, 2008
mixed media in red Hiromi paper
39 5/8" H x39 5/8" W
Gift of Gus Foster