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Cooling Shed

1953
Andrew Newell Wyeth, American, 1917 - 2009
The corridor leading to a light-filled room in the springhouse of a neighboring farm inspired Andrew Wyeth to make this painting. The angles of the architecture, stone water basin, and metal buckets felt timeless to him. In his mind, their forms looked back to the Middle Ages and, at the same time, related to the geometric shapes of Cubism. As he wrote, "I was thrilled to find such abstraction in the every day."...

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