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Since the mid-1980s, Halley has been making quasi-abstract paintings with compositions that allude to the work of earlier American modernist artists such as Josef Albers (1888-1976, see 66.23) and Frank Stella (b. 1936, see 1975.725). But Halley's use of motifs such as rectilinear forms,...

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Provenance

The artist; to MFA, Boston, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of the artist, Karen Sweet and Charlene Engelhard Troy

Copyright

© Peter Halley Courtesy: Mary Boone Gallery, New York

1992

Dimensions

221 x 193 x 9.5 cm (87 x 76 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.481

Medium or Technique

Acrylic, Day-glo acrylic, Roll-a-tex on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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