Geoffrey Hendricks Sky Crated 1965

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Geoffrey Hendricks grew up in Vermont, where it’s easy to find a wide-open view of the sky. When he moved to New York City, which is full of tall buildings, he missed seeing that endless sky. He began painting white clouds and blue sky on everything, even on objects he found in the street, like this wooden shipping crate. Think of something in nature that you love—maybe flowers, trees, or the beach. What would you create to capture it?

Kids label from 2019
Oil on canvas and wood
38 1/8 × 26 1/2 × 3 1/8" (96.8 × 67.3 × 8 cm)
The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift
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© 2024 Geoffrey Hendricks
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