Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Untitled (Ocean)Made in United States, North and Central America
Vija Celmins, American (born Latvia), born 1938
Graphite on acrylic ground on wove paper
|Purchased with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and with matching funds contributed by Marion Boulton Stroud, Marilyn Steinbright, the J. J. Medveckis Foundation, David Gwinn, and Harvey S. Shipley Miller, 1991|
LabelIn this highly finished drawing, Celmins used graphite pencils on paper primed with a thin white acrylic ground. The even strokes and dense tonal gradations produce a sheen in the darkest areas that can be seen when viewing the drawing from below.
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