Joel Shapiro (b. 1941)
60 ½ x 53 x 15 in. (153.7 x 134.6 x 38.1 cm.)
Executed in 2008. This work is number one from an edition of six plus two artist's proofs.
L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Venice, California, L.A. Louver Gallery, Joel Shapiro, January-February 2009.

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“Human mood and movement are reduced to a geometric essence that is itself caught in an unclassical, all-too-human process of fluctuation, open to the viewer’s perception and speculation.” (R. Smith, “Joel Shapiro Looks Back, Differently,” The New York Times, 31 March 1995)

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