Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

Vortex (Study No.4)

Vortex (Study No.4)

Year: 1991
Type: Painting

Catalog #: SF_0356

Current Location:
Hillwood Art Museum

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; Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, NE, Jan 26 – Apr 18, 2010.

Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 5 1/4

Esphyr Slobodkina produced many versions of “Vortex” over an extended period of time. Beginning with graph paper and pencil and working with watercolor along the way. Slobodkina experimented with a variety of forms, angles and colors producing more than sixteen variations of the theme.