The Far Away Places

Maker and role
Artist: Grace Hartigan, American, 1922-2008
Year
1974

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Media/materials
Oil on canvas
Measurements
90 x 65in (228.6 x 165.1cm)
Credit line
Museum purchase with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and funds from The Ruth and Vernon Taylor Foundation, the Roy W. and Ellen S. Quillin Foundation, a special project, with additional funds from Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ames, Walter Nold Mathis, Mrs. Donald Saunders, Robert L. B. Tobin, and C. Thomas Wright
Accession number
1976.10
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Further information
The Far Away Places dates to the later part of Grace Hartigan's career when the artist -- best known for her contributions to the Abstract Expressionist movement -- began to introduce figurative elements into her work. Hints of foliage and beastly forms populate this tightly organized composition.
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