Love

Love

1966-1967

Mark Greenwold

(American, 1942-)

Acrylic on canvas

Unframed: 162.5 x 132.7 cm (64 x 52 1/4 in.)

Gift of Ellen and Leonard Lane 1974.214

Description

Throughout his career, Greenwold has consistently tackled subjects derived from middle-class suburban life. Made shortly after he graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Love is a colorfully animated mash-up of family members amid appliances such as a washing machine, steam iron, and patio grill, epitomizing what the artist later identified as “this romantic idealization and longing (the American Dream?) that I keep pursuing in my work.”

See also
Collection: 
CONTEMP - Painting
Department: 
Contemporary Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting

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