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Polish Mix

In the 1970s Poons's paintings emphasize the creation of a thickly built-up surface. He poured large amounts of paint onto this canvas to form a dense, swirling mass of intermingled lavender, yellow, and varied greens that covers much of the surface. Deep cracks, which probably occurred during...

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Provenance

The artist; with Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, 1970; to Mr. Graham Gund, Cambridge, MA, 1970; to MFA, Boston, 1980

Credit Line

Gift of Graham Gund

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY

1970

Accession Number

1980.610

Medium or Technique

Acrylic emulsion on canvas

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Contemporary Art

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