Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Carlos Mérida
    1891–1985
    born: Guatemala City, Guatemala ; died: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Cielos luminicos (Luminous Skies)
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • color screen print
  • Paper Type: Arches White, 300 grams
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 378 x 296 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 7/8 x 11 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 760 x 560 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 7/8 x 22 1/16 in
  • Gift of George and Lois Monto
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0040.12
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Blue, pink, and black areas of color with a pastel-like quality on tan background. More solid, graphic shapes float above the color fields. A cluster of these shapes in red, brown, grey, and black are in the LL quadrant. A second cluster of blue, grey, and red shapes are in the UR quadrant.