Elizabeth Murray at Pace

Elizabeth Murray Painting in the 80's focuses on Murray's break through shaped paintings of that decade. I'm going to share these photos in a couple of posts because the details are crucial to understanding the shaped canvas and the overall visual logic of the work. Her paintings of this decade were are fearless embrace and reformation of the tradition of painting. 

Elizabeth Murray, Her Story, 1984, Oil on canvas (three parts), 8'7" x 11'3 x 11".

detail: Elizabeth Murray, Her Story

detail, side view: Elizabeth Murray, Her Story, 

Elizabeth Murray, Table Turning, 1982-83, Oil on canvas (two parts), 8'10-1/4 x 4-1/4 x 4-1/2"

Elizabeth Murray

detail: Elizabeth Murray


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