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Norbert Schwontkowski's poetic works are deceptively simple in their child-like rendering of image. Dominating his works are uncomplicated figures, landscapes or objects that drift in front of ephemeral backgrounds that feel as if they could dissipate at any moment. Based on an economy of color...

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Provenance

The Artist, via Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany; to Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York NY; Sold to Museum 2007 (Accession date June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Irving W. and Charlotte F. Rabb Acquisition Fund for the Department of Contemporary Art

2005

Dimensions

59 1/2 x 59 inches

Accession Number

2007.351

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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Paintings