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New York

Accession Number
1950/1.142

Title
New York

Artist(s)
Abraham Walkowitz

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1914

Medium & Support
graphite on paper

Dimensions
13 3/8 in x 7 7/8 in (34 cm x 20 cm);14 in x 8 9/16 in (35.5 cm x 21.8 cm);13 3/8 in x 7 7/8 in (34 cm x 20 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Abraham Walkowitz

Subject matter
New York is an abstract depiction of the city in a modernistic style. Walkowitz worked on several prints of the city from various perspectives and in varying levels of abstraction. During two trips to Euorpe in the early twentieth century he was greatly influenced by Picasso and then by Modernism which is a style he embraced for this print.

Physical Description
This is an abstract composition of loose, overall, intersecting lines. Some are rounded squiggles, others are straight, and a circle appears at the top. 

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
New York
abstraction
cityscapes (representations)
drawings (visual works)
modern and contemporary art

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