Shift, WarmArtist(s)Julian StanczakArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1991Medium & Supportacrylic on canvas and woodDimensions
14 7/16 in. x 14 7/16 in. x 1 5/16 in. ( 36.7 cm x 36.7 cm x 3.3 cm )Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Julian StanczakSubject matter
This abstract painting is an example of Op Art where the artist uses a repetition of geometric shapes and contrasting colors to create visual effects such as foreground-background confusion and ambiguous depth perception. Julian Stanczak was a student of Josef Albers, a painter who studied the perceptual qualities of color and the visual effects when various colors are combined.Physical Description
This is a square painting with skinny vertical lines of purple on a background of orange. There are two square forms in the center, each wth a diagonal line from the lower left to upper right corners. One square is created by a pinkish, purple line and the the other is created by a reddish orange line.Primary Object Classification Painting Primary Object TypeabstractRights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image
for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form.
Abstract (fine arts style)
acrylic paintings (visual works)