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Gravity of Love

Shinique Smith

Contemporary Art

Through exuberant colors, swirling brushstrokes, and collaged scraps of paper, fabric, snack wrappers, and more, Shinique Smith captures the vastness and energy of personal emotions. Gravity of Love includes bright patterns, cut-out imagery, flashes of text, and abstract forms that coalesce into a kaleidoscopic expression of love, hope, and joy.
MEDIUM Ink, acrylic, paper, and fabric collage on wood panel
DATES 2013
DIMENSIONS 84 × 84 × 2 1/4 in., 40 lb. (213.4 × 213.4 × 5.7 cm, 18.14kg)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
CREDIT LINE Alfred T. White Fund
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Shinique Smith (American, born 1971). Gravity of Love, 2013. Ink, acrylic, paper, and fabric collage on wood panel , 84 × 84 × 2 1/4 in., 40 lb. (213.4 × 213.4 × 5.7 cm, 18.14kg). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred T. White Fund, 2013.29.1. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2013.29.1_PS11.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2013.29.1_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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