Titled and dated on a gallery label affixed to the stretcher

Glass microspheres in acrylic on artist specific trapezoid canvas

  • Provenance: South California Collection, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Notes: Mary Corse paintings are non-static; they beg the viewer to experience the ever-evolving form and light from multiple angles. In her painting Untitled, from the Grey Light Grid Series, 1988 the cube seems to float off the canvas, an effect Corse masterfully composes utilizing glass microspheres embedded into acrylic paint. The beveled shape of the canvas could be read as wood but is really a sculptured effect of the constructed canvas. Mary Corse's paintings alter and illuminate the space, as the artist has said "The painting is not on the wall."
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. A circular area of craquelure approximately 10" in diameter lower left. Scuff marks scattered throughout, the largest a 5.5" line left center. Small spots of paint loss along the lower right and upper left edges.
    Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

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