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Untitled, A

Artist:
Lucas Samaras (American (born Greece), Kastoria, 1936)
Date:
1966
Medium:
Graphite and incised lines on paper
Dimensions:
17 x 14in. (43.2 x 35.6cm) Frame: 29 x 23 x 1 1/2 in. (73.7 x 58.4 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold and Milly Glimcher, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.416.19
Rights and Reproduction:
©Lucas Samaras
Not on view
In addition to his many multimedia box sculptures, Samaras made drawings of imaginary boxes. In this drawing from 1966, he reserved the blank sheet to silhouette the box shape and used precisely etched lines in graphite to suggest deep space.
Signature: On reverse: June 29/66A/L.S.
Athens. National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum. "Lucas Samaras: A Retrospective," April 4–June 30, 2005, extended to July 31, 2005, unnumbered cat. (p. 90).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Lucas Samaras: Offerings from a Restless Soul," February 24–September 7, 2014, no catalogue.

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