Pastel on gold paper
“Landscape” was created following Artschwager’s visit to his childhood home of New Mexico and is one of a series of landscapes he created exploring the effects of pastels on different types of paper. Garish and ebullient the image is a hallucination as the artist looks back on the New Mexico of his childhood and where he spent his teenage years.
Pop Art, Conceptual Art, Minimalism, Installation Art
Born: 26 December 1923, Washington, DC, USA
Died: 9 February 2013, New York, USA
Artschwager was a painter, illustrator, and sculptor, often associated with Pop Art, Conceptual, Art, and Minimalism. Along with his wife, Ann, he lived and worked in New York City