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Ocean Surface
  • Vija Celmins
    born 1938
    born: Riga, Latvia ; active: United States
  • Ocean Surface, 2006
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 53 x 58.5 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.87 x 23.03 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 68.5 x 81.25 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 26 15/16 x 32 in
    Frame Dimensions: 29 x 34 3/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 11 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0127

Meticulously drawn ocean surface with small waves that fills the picture plane and extends beyond it, screen printed with subtle value gradations. Artist drew original image while consulting photographs she had taken in the late 1960s.