Oil on canvas
90 x 65in (228.6 x 165.1cm)
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
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.
© Estate of Grace Hartigan
Grace Hartigan (American, b.1922, d.2008)