May 31, 2007

Garden Scene with Umbrella

Garden Scene with Umbrella

c. 1965

Joseph O'Sickey

(American, 1918-2013)

Oil on canvas

Framed: 103.5 x 82.2 x 3.5 cm (40 3/4 x 32 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.); Overall: 101.5 x 80.6 cm (39 15/16 x 31 3/4 in.)

Bequest of Shuree Abrams 2007.168

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As a child, O’Sickey attended Saturday classes in illustration here at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Description

A former professor at Kent State University, O'Sickey has maintained a prolific career spanning more than seven decades. Among his most recognizable works are the garden and landscape subjects that helped solidify his artistic reputation during the mid 1960s. Full of radiant color often applied with mosaic-like dabs of pigment, these compositions are further enlivened by patches of bare canvas.

See also
Department: 
Contemporary Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting
Medium: 
Oil on canvas

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