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  • Terrell James
    born 1955
    born: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Marker, 2004
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 297 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 11/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 464 x 332 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/4 x 13 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of the artist in honor of Virginia Jackson
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0107

Abstract/minimalist image create by intaglio print method. The artist is using gestural line to create form and movement within image. Behind the layer of etching we see multiple shades of gradient forms. Some grid like, some volumentric shapes varying in shades. This layering creates a rich dialogue between layers.