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Delta Group II

Artist:
Jack Whitten (American, born Bessemer, Alabama 1939)
Date:
1975
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
51 1/8 x 88 1/8 in. (129.9 x 223.8 cm.)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph H. Hazen Foundation, Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.155
Rights and Reproduction:
© Jack Whitten / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 923
Inscription: Signed and dated (reverse): Jack Whitten 1975
the artist, New York (1975; sold to MMA)

Brooklyn. Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. "Selected Works by Black Artists from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 14–June 14, 1976, unnumbered cat.

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, The Arsenal. "Selected Works by Black Artists from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 7–March 30, 1979, no catalogue.

New York. Studio Museum in Harlem. "Jack Whitten: Ten Years, 1970–1980," November 6, 1983–March 18, 1984, no. 13.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. "Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting," September 20, 2014–January 4, 2015, unnumbered cat. (pp. 112–13).

Columbus. Wexner Center for the Arts. "Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting," May 16–August 2, 2015, unnumbered cat.

Minneapolis. Walker Art Center. "Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting," September 13, 2015–January 12, 2016, unnumbered cat.

Carmen Winant. "Jack Whitten. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego." Frieze 171 (May 2015), p. 222.

Kathryn Kanjo in Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting. Exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. San Diego, 2015, pp. 29–30, 199, fig. 10 (color), ill. pp. 112–13 (color).

Robert Storr in Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting. Exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. San Diego, 2015, p. 41.

Quincy Troupe in Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting. Exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. San Diego, 2015, p. 74.



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