Sean Scully. Big Grey Robe. 2002

Sean Scully Big Grey Robe 2002

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Sean Scully's paintings depict geometric forms that are painterly rather than precise. Scully is aware that these abstract works come decades after the style was absorbed into the mainstream: "I'm not fighting for abstraction. Those battles have already been fought. I'm using those victories to make an abstraction that is, in fact, more relaxed, more open, and more confident."

Gallery label from Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, May 3–July 10, 2006.
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
7' 6 1/8" x 6' (228.9 x 182.9 cm)
Credit
Gift of Edward R. Broida
Object number
774.2005
Copyright
© 2019 Sean Scully
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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