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Chaotic Lip
  • Elizabeth Murray
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Washington County, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Chaotic Lip, 1986
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil, canvas
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 298.5 x 219.7 x 30.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 117 1/2 x 86 1/2 x 12 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum and Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, E3
  • 1987.0035
Label Text

Shaped canvas with elevated areas at top and bottom. Yellow background with green elongated square in center with organic-shaped hole; curved green lines project from green square. Two of the green lines end with an elongated pink square in upper right and bottom right corners (both are elevated planes). Touches of pink and red around edges.