Brice Marden
Epitaph Painting 1, 1996-1997

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Epitaph Painting 1
Artist name
Brice Marden
Date created
oil on linen
96 1/2 in. × 95 in. (245.11 cm × 241.3 cm)
The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Photo credit
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
© Brice Marden / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Artwork status
On view on floor 4 as part of Freeform: Experiencing Abstraction

In 1966, artist Brice Marden began working as Robert Rauschenberg’s studio assistant. Marden compares the influence of Rauschenberg, whose work he admires but does not see as connected to his own, with his admiration for the works of painter and printmaker Jasper Johns.

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