Jules Olitski

American, born Russia (Snovsk, Russia [now Shchors, Ukraine], 1922 - 2007, New York City, New York)

Darkness Spread-8

painting | acrylic on canvas
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  • Darkness Spread-8

    Jules Olitski, Darkness Spread-8, 1973; acrylic on canvas, 89 in. x 151 in. (226.06 cm x 383.54 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Lawrence Rubin; © Estate of Jules Olitski / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

89 in. x 151 in. (226.06 cm x 383.54 cm)
Acquired 1982
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Lawrence Rubin
© Estate of Jules Olitski / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY


Color-field, nonrepresentational art, abstract

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