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Le Grotte Vecchie
  • Michael Goldberg
    1924–2007
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Le Grotte Vecchie, 1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • charcoal, colored lecture chalk, on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 111.76 x 76.84 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 44 x 30 1/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 45 1/4 x 31 1/2 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 24 lbs
  • The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0048
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Most of the sheet of paper is taken up by an abstract geometric drawing that resembles a house. There is a rectangle outlined in black that shares a side with the triangle above it that’s other two sides are fluorescent orange. The interior of the triangle is colored in blue, while the top quarter of the interior of the rectangle is colored in purple and the rest of the rectangle in magenta. All of the colors used have splattered across the paper to some extent.