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: 377 x 295 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 13/16 x 11 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 760 x 563 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 7/8 x 22 1/8 in
  • Gift of George and Lois Monto
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0040.22
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Large passages of color with pastel-like quality on tan ground. In B 1/2 of composition, overlapping blue and grey fields and a larger pink field frame 2 small, flat curvilinear shapes. In the T 1/2 of the composition passages of green, brick red, brown, and grey meld together and are framed by small scallion-shaped flat brown shapes.