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Space Tensions
  • Glen Earl Alps
    1914–1996
    born: Loveland, Colorado, United States ; died: Seattle, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Space Tensions, 1956
  • Where object was made: United States
  • collagraph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 555 x 705 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 700 x 863 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21 7/8 x 27 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 27 1/2 x 34 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Glen E. Alps
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0158
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Abstract composition in tones of white, gray, and black. There is a large circular form at the left and another to the right. At the bottom there is a large rectangular shape, and above it clusters of dark heavy lines of various lengths, widths, and thicknesses.