Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

Abstraction With Black Shape

Abstraction With Black Shape

Year: 1945-51
Type: Painting

Catalog #: SF_0745

Current Location:
Private Collection

Exhibition History:

Tufts show, 1992; “Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting”, Whitney Museum of American Art, Nov. 8, 1951-Jan. 6, 1952

Dimensions:
27 3/4 x 29 1/2

Abstraction with Black Shape…shows an intricate mechanism of planes falling over one another like shuffled cards, strung together with thin gold threads, creating the sense of a smoothly ticking machine (1).