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Virginia Jaramillo uses color and line to consider how we see. She mixed paints for hours to achieve complex tonalities that change depending on the light and the viewer’s position.
Untitled was one of two paintings that Jaramillo included in The DeLuxe Show in 1971. A Mexican American artist, Jaramillo worked in a community with Black artists on the West and East Coasts, and was married to the late Daniel LaRue Johnson.
Acrylic on canvas
84 1/8 × 72 1/8 in. (213.7 × 183.2 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given by Frieze Brooklyn Museum Fund Supported by WME | IMG and LIFEWTR, gift of the Contemporary Art Committee, and William K. Jacobs, Jr. Fund
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Virginia Jaramillo (American, born 1939). Untitled, 1971. Acrylic on canvas, 84 1/8 × 72 1/8 in. (213.7 × 183.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Frieze Brooklyn Museum Fund Supported by WME | IMG and LIFEWTR, gift of the Contemporary Art Committee, and William K. Jacobs, Jr. Fund, 2017.12. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of Hales Gallery, CUR.2017.12_HalesGallery_photograph.jpg)
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