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Al Loving
"Home #38" Multi-colors, Abstract, Brilliant, Swirl Motif, African-American

1990s

$14,800

About

"Home #38" is a brilliant swirl of bright colors full of life and dynamism. It is signed on verso by the artist with title inscribed. This piece incorporates the swirl motif that was a favorite of Mr. Loving's. Alvin Demar Loving, Jr. better known as Al Loving, Detroiter was an African-American abstract expressionist painter. His work is known for hard-edge abstraction, fabric constructions, and large paper collages, all exploring complicated color relationships. This is an example of the abstract expressionist piece that soon dominated his art. He has exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art and has received National Endowment for the Arts fellowships in 1970, 1974, and 1984. In 1986 Loving was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Loving created large-scale commissioned public works throughout his career for The First National Bank Building in Detroit, MI, for the Empire State Collection in Albany, NY, a ceramic mural in one of Detroit's People Mover stations, and another in the Library at Wayne State University. In 1996, he created a collage painting Sacramento New Morning for the Sacramento Convention Center, and in 2001 he designed 70 stained-glass windows and mosaic walls for the Broadway Junction subway in Brooklyn.

Details

  • Creator
    Al Loving (1935-2005, American)
  • Creation Year
    1990s
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Detroit, MI
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU128617356042

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    Ships From: Detroit, MI
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