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JULES OLITSKI (1922-2007)

 
"Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
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<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
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<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
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<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years.  In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities.  Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.  
<br>
<br>Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.   
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Forth Hoyo197016 x 116 in.(40.64 x 294.64 cm) water-based acrylic on canvas
Provenance
Estate of the Artist
Private Collection
"Forth Hoyo", 1970 represents a departure from the gestural works created in the proceeding years. In "Forth Hoyo," Olitski emphasizes the transitory quality of light and the acrylic paint medium's possibilities. Olitski breaks down the paint, diluting it to a point where it can easily be combined with water to create an ephemeral effect throughout the work.

Light is as much an actor in this work as the acrylic medium; the present work is a truly museum-quality example of the artist's experimental nature.

His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
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