KENNETH NOLAND (1924-2010)
KENNETH NOLAND (1924-2010)
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KENNETH NOLAND (1924-2010)

Let Up

KENNETH NOLAND (1924-2010)
Let Up
signed, titled and dated 'LET UP 1966 Kenneth Noland' (on the reverse)
acrylic on shaped canvas
95 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (242.6 x 59.7 cm.)
Painted in 1966.
André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1967
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1967
M. Fried, "Shape as Form: Frank Stella's New Paintings", in Art Forum International, November 1966, p. 26 (illustrated).
G. Rickey, Constructivism: Origins and Evolution, New York, 1967, p. 141, no. 14 (illustrated).
G. Battcock, Minimal Art, A Critical Anthology, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1968, p. 54 (illustrated).
Milwaukee Art Museum, Hidden Treasures Wisconsin Collects, 1987.
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Lot Essay

"I wanted to have color be the origin of the painting… I was trying to neutralize the layout, the shape, the composition … I wanted to make color the generating force." Kenneth Noland

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