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In 1977 Noland described the experimental process of color-field artists in these words: "We were making abstract art, but we wanted to simplify the selection of materials . . . To get to raw canvas, to use the canvas unstretched-to use it in more basic or fundamental ways, to use it as fabric...

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Provenance

The artist; with William Pall Gallery, 1976; with Solomon & Co., New York, 1979; to MFA, Boston, 1979

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund and Anonymous gift

Copyright

© Kenneth Noland, Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

1972

Dimensions

198.8 x 366.6 cm (78 1/4 x 144 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

1979.488

Medium or Technique

Acrylic emulsion on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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Paintings