Edition of 8
31 x 25 inches
is on back order
This work is final sale and not eligible for return.
b. 1941, Chicago, IL
High-key, even gaudy, color has been a consistent characteristic of Joe Zucker's work. The bright color, together with the prosaic subject matter, evokes an amusement park sensibility - a world of cotton candy, colored popcorn. Without denying the joyous, humorous, or even the kitsch quality of his work, Zucker asserts that formal considerations are equallysignificant. He constructs his pictures in a highly disciplined and complex manner which requires simultaneous manipulation of color, material, form and image. It is his sophisticated knowledge of abstract picturemaking utilized in the creation of his work which gives enduring, as well as immediate, pleasure to the viewer.
- Constance Lewallen
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONSCarnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PAModern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TXMuseum of Modern Art, New York, NYWalker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
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