Jan 2, 2013

West 79th Street, II

West 79th Street, II


Hugh M. Kepets

(American, b. 1946)

Acrylic on canvas

Unframed: 61 x 182.9 cm (24 x 72 in.)

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1978.46


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New York City served as both muse and backdrop for the artist's experimentations in space and abstraction.


In West 79th St, II, Hugh M. Kepets presents a closely cropped view of a building’s facade. He combines a series of geometric shapes to create the architectural structure, using light and shadow to achieve a three-dimensional effect on an otherwise flat surface. Though native to Cleveland, Kepets has lived and worked in New York City since 1973. It is there that he began his intense investigation into minute, cropped details.

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