December 15, 2009

anne truitt: setting color free

parva XXXIII 1993

'what I'm trying to do is lift the color up and set it free in three dimensions...'

parva XVIII 1983

'enough color is like having enough mashed potatoes or need ENOUGH'

morning choice 1968

signature 1975

pith #51 2004 (acrylic on canvas painted both sides)

photo scans:
via 'anne truitt: perception and reflection' (catalog of the exhibition) kristen hileman
© 2009 hirshhorn museum and sculpture garden

video excerpts:
from jem cohen's video: 'anne truitt, working'
video courtesy pbs news hour (art beat)

more anne truitt
more minimal sculpture


the viewer said...

it's a privilege, really...