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Untitled #5

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Untitled #5

2006

Tomma Abts

German, (works in London), born 1967

The recipient of the 2006 Turner Prize for Contemporary Art, Abts is a committed abstractionist-both in paintings and works on paper-who challenges herself to make compelling compositions without any preconceptions before putting paint to canvas or pencil to paper. She always confines herself to a relatively modest scale, giving emphasis to the personal aspect of her artmaking and embodiment of the handmade.
Ball point pen, pencil, colored pencil on paper
33 x 23 1/2in. (83.8 x 59.7cm)
Gift of Lyn and Jerry Grinstein
2007.7
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States", March 16 - October 27, 2013

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