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PH-774 (1958-No.2), 1958

Clyfford Still

The Art Institute of Chicago

Oil on canvas 290.2 x 406.4 cm (114 1/4 x 160 in.) Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Purchase Prize Fund; Roy J. and Frances R. Friedman Endowment; through prior gift of Mrs. Henry C. Woods; gift of Lannan Foundation, 1997.164 In the late 1940s, Clyfford Still, along with Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko, originated a type of Abstract Expressionism known as color-field painting, a term used to describe very large canvases dominated by monumental expanses of intense color. Like most of Still’s mature pieces, Untitled presents a sheer wall of paint with streaks of orange, yellow, and green embedded in the black voids. Still considered his grand abstractions to be expressions of his identity and records of his emotional life.

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