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Larry Bell, AAAAA 47

A black painting shaped form outlined and framed with flecks of metallic colors fused onto the canvas is at the bottom mid-section of the work. A tall vertical easel –like form is above. This is a fine example of Bell’s geometric surface designs.

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 47, 2007 1/30/2007
white/black paper
42' H x 28 3/4" W
Gift of Gus Foster