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Through her emphasis on cultural identity, Ellen Gallagher both incorporates and rejects the minimalist language of art. Lined grade-school paper is glued by the artist onto the canvas, creating a grid pattern. Gallagher enhanced the lines with blue graphite pencil and a thin overlay of oils in...

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Provenance

The artist; with Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, 1994; to MFA, Boston, December 14, 1994

Credit Line

The Living New England Artist Purchase Fund, created by The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation

Copyright

© Ellen Gallagher

1994

Dimensions

213.4 x 182.9 cm (84 x 72 in.)

Accession Number

1994.278

Medium or Technique

Oil, pencil and paper on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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Paintings