Ross Bleckner (b. 1949)
White House
oil on canvas
106 x 92 in. (269.2 x 233.6 cm.)
Painted in 1994.
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
R. Milazzo, The Paintings of Ross Bleckner, Brussels, 2006, no. 66 (illustrated).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Ross Bleckner, March-May 1995.

Lot Essay

"Bleckner's painting in many ways seems to reaffirm this transcendental viewpoint. Their vibratory incandescence created an analogy to the rhythmic substructure of a knowable nature. At the same time, Bleckner is moved by darker historical events...His work conveys a mood of questioning in the wake of this troubled history, and a realization...that the reality of disillusionment may also offer the possibility of transcendence. "

Peter Halley, "Ross Bleckner: Painting at the End of History, Arts Magazine, New York, May 1981.

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