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Sam in the Garden

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Sam in the Garden


Alden Mason

American, 1919 - 2013

Extending his reach, Mason again abandoned the brush for a more unconventional tool to express his non-linear approach to drawing. Sam in the Garden was completed using chopsticks, enabling the artist to break with a traditional application in an attempt to discover a new way of working with and describing form with paint.
Acrylic on paper
30 x 35in. (76.2 x 88.9cm)
Gift of Greg Kucera and Larry Yocom in honor of Blaine Hopkins and Francis Steele
Provenance: [Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, 1983]; purchased by C. Blaine Hopkins and Francis G. Steele, Seattle, WA, 1983-2010; [purchased for Seattle Art Museum by Greg Kucera, Seattle, WA, 2010]
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Greg Kucera Gallery, opening exhibition, October 1983

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