UntitledArtist(s)Sam MackeyArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Datecirca 1977-1992Medium & Supportcrayon on paperDimensions
17 3/4 in x 12 in (45.08 cm x 30.48 cm)Credit LineGift of H. David ZuccaSubject matter
In this drawing, Mackey depicts a smiling figure, a common theme in much of his artwork. As in this work, his art is often characterized by energetic lines and bright colors. The Detroit-based artist was self-taught and provided inspiration and guidance for his grandson, Detroit artist Tyree Guyton. Physical Description
This drawing has a red colored border and an image of a person drawn in blue pencil with orange eyes and mouth. There are antennae/ears coming out of both sides of his head. In the background, there are grey crayon in swirled patterns throughout.Primary Object Classification Drawing Primary Object TypecartoonCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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crayons (drawing material)