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March in Hammock

Accession Number
1997/1.111

Title
March in Hammock

Artist(s)
Milton Avery

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1961

Medium & Support
oil and graphite on canvas

Dimensions
28 in. x 36 in. ( 71.12 cm x 91.44 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family

Subject matter
Avery suffered a massive heat attack in 1949. Afterwards his paintings became increasingly abstract in form and composed with muted colors. He often painted his daughter March who is the female in the hammock. Avery suffered another massive heart attack in the fall of 1961 that he never fully recovered from. 

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Abstract (fine arts style)
Figures
abstraction
figures (representations)
hammock
hammocks
modern and contemporary art
reclining
women (female humans)

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