John Altoon Black and White 55 1963

Artwork details

Artist
John Altoon 1925–1969
Title
Black and White 55
Date 1963
Medium Acrylic paint and ink on board
Dimensions Support: 762 x 1016 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist's widow 1981
Reference
T03266
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03266 UNTITLED (BLACK AND WHITE 55) 1963

Not inscribed
Ink and acrylic paint on board, 30 × 40 (76.3 × 101.7)
Presented by the artist's widow 1981

This is one of many drawings made by Altoon during 1963 on a commercial board of standard size. He concentrated on these intuitive drawings, combinations of Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, following a period of making larger oil paintings.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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