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Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective

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    Burt Glinn, Jay DeFeo working on The Rose, 1960; © 2012 Burt Glinn/Magnum Photos

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    Jay DeFeo, After Image, 1970, graphite, gouache, and transparent synthetic polymer on paper with cut-and-torn tracing paper; 14 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (36.8 x 49.5 cm); The Menil Collection, Houston; gift of Glenn Fukushima; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: by Paul Hester

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    Jay DeFeo, Blue One, 1989; oil on linen; 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm); The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Crescent Bridge I, 1972; synthetic polymer and mixed media on plywood; 48 x 66 1/2 in. (121.9 x 168.9 cm); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from Daniel C. Benton 2002.279; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Jerry L. Thompson

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    Jay DeFeo, Dove One, 1989; oil on linen; 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8); Collection of Dan and Claire Carlevaro; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Hawk Moon No. 2, 1983–85; oil on canvas; 96 x 60 in. (243.8 x 152.4 cm); The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Incision, 1958-61; oil and string on canvas mounted on board; 118 in. x 55 5/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (299.72 cm x 141.29 cm x 23.81 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase with the aid of funds from the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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    Jay DeFeo, Landscape with Figure, 1955; oil on canvas; 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm); Private collection; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Origin, 1956; oil on canvas; 92 x 79 3/4 in. (233.7 x 202.6 cm); University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Hilson; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Sibila Savage

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    Jay DeFeo, Rear Window, 1982; mixed media on paper; 29 3/4 x 22 in. (75.6 x 55.9 cm); Private collection; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Reflections of Africa No. 8, 1989; charcoal and graphite on paper; 11 5/8 x 17 1/8 in. (29.5 x 43.5 cm); The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, The Eyes, 1958; graphite on paper, 42 x 84 3/4 in. (106.7 x 215.3 cm); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of the Lannan Foundation 96.242.3; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Bill Orcutt

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    Jay DeFeo, The Jewel, 1959; oil on canvas; 120 x 55 in. (304.8 x 139.7 cm); Los Angeles County Museum of Art; gift of the 1998 Collectors Committee; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, The Rose, 1958–66; oil with wood and mica on canvas; 128 7/8 x 92 1/4 x 11 in. (327.3 x 234.3 x 27.9 cm); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley, CA, and purchase with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee and the Judith Rothschild Foundation 95.170; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, The Verónica, 1957; oil on canvas; 132 in. x 42 3/8 in. (335.28 cm x 107.63 cm); Acquired 1973; Collection SFMOMA, gift of Irving Blum; ©2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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    Jay DeFeo, Traveling Portrait (Chance Landscape), 1973; photo collage with synthetic polymer and glue on paperboard; 14 1/2 x 19 in. (36.8 x 48.3 cm); The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1973; gelatin silver print and mixed media; 10 in. x 8 in. x 1/4 in. (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm x 0.64 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of Robin Wright and the Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Barbara and Gerson Bakar, Shawn and Brook Byers, Jean and James E. Douglas, Jr., Pamela and Richard Kramlich, Mary and Howard Lester, and Nancy and Steven Oliver; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; photo: Don Ross

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    Jay DeFeo, Untitled, from the Tripod series, 1977; synthetic polymer, charcoal, ink and graphite on paper; 40 x 29 1/8 in. (101.6 x 74 cm); Private collection; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: M. Lee Fatherree

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    Jay DeFeo, Untitled, from the Water Goggles series, 1977; synthetic polymer, charcoal, ink, grease pencil and graphite on paper; 15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm); Private collection; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Untitled (Florence), 1952; tempera with collage on paper; 39 1/4 x 29 3/4 in. (99.7 x 74.9 cm); Mills College Art Museum, Oakland; purchase, Mrs. John C. Sigourney [Mary Singleton], B.A. 1949, Fund; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

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    Jay DeFeo, Untitled (for B.C.), 1973; photo collage on mat board; 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.1 x 19.1 cm); Private collection; © 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: M. Lee Fatherree

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