Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

Ahead With Fair Winds

Ahead With Fair Winds

Year: 2001
Type: Assemblage

Catalog #: SF_0133

Current Location:
Slobodkina Foundation

Exhibition History:

“Rediscovering Slobodkina: A Pioneer of American Abstraction,” Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, Jan 10 – Mar 22, 2009; Samuel P. Harn Art Museum, Gainesville, FL, Jun 16 – Sept 6, 2009; Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL, Oct 1 – Dec 29, 2009.

Dimensions:
11 6/1 x 6 3/4 x 3 6/1

This assemblage, one of Slobodkina’s last works at age 93 was inspired by her return to living in Glen Head NY between the Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Always drawn to angles and planes, the sails of boats on the water inspired numerous works in Slobodkina’s long life.