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Kay Hartung Art

American, b. 1952

Kay Hartung is an artist interested in the intersection of art and science. She earned her BFA degree in 1974 at Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and MFA degree in 1978 at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Her work has been included in exhibitions throughout the country and is in both private and corporate collections.

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Artist: Kay Hartung
"Bio System 1", abstract, mixed media, encaustic, pastel, microscopic, ochre
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio System 1” is a mixed media painting that combines microscopic imagery with scientific symbols in layers of encaustic medium. The energy and activity of art and sci...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Foil

"Microbial Gathering 1", pastel, microscopic, orange, pink, purple, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Microbial Gathering 1” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In colors of orange, pink, purple and white, the drawing is richly det...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macroblast 10", pastel, drawing, microscopic, blue, green, white, black
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macroblast 10” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blues and greens this drawing is beautifully detailed with both broad area ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Dispersion 1", encaustic, graphite, abstract, microscopic
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung's “Dispersion 1” painting on birch panel is her vision of microscopic activity in the body. The flow and movement of forms is created by using a torch and moving powdered...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Encaustic, Graphite, Pigment

"Macroaction 13", pastel, drawing, microscopic, blue, red, green, grey, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macroaction 13” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blues, red, green, grey and white this drawing is beautifully detailed wit...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macroblast 7", pastel, drawing, microscopic, orange, pink, purple, black
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macroblast 7” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In pinks, oranges and purples this drawing is beautifully detailed with both br...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macroaction 14", pastel, drawings, microscopic, blue, orange, green, brown
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macroaction 14” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blue, orange, green, brown, purple and white this drawing is beautifully d...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macrovision 8", pastel, microscopic, landscape, blue, green, orange, red
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macrovision 8” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blue, orange and red on a background of greenish yellow, the shapes form a ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macrovision 10", pastel, drawing, microscopic, abstract, blue, green, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macrovision 10” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In colors of blue, green and yellow on a background of grey, the shapes form ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macrovision 7", pastel, microscopic, landscape, blues, greens, purples, yellow
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macrovision 7” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blues, greens and purples on a background of pale yellow the shapes form a ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Macrovision 6", pastel, microscopic, landscape, blues, pinks, yellow, green
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Macrovision 6” is a 19.5 x 25 inch pastel drawing done on black Canson Mi Teintes paper. In blues and pinks on a background of pale yellow green, the organic shapes fo...
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Early 2000s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Paper, Pastel

"Celestial Explosion 2", abstract, encaustic, pastel, blues, greens patterns
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung's “Celestial Explosion 2” reminds one of the cosmic activity in the universe. In blues and greens, mesmerizing patterns merge with defining lines. The abstract painting i...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Dispersion 3", encaustic, abstract, microscopic, gray, white, black
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung's "Dispersion 3” is her vision of microscopic activity in the body in a subtle palette of white, black and gray. The flow and movement of forms is created by using a torc...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Encaustic, Graphite, Pigment

"Bio Fusion 7", encaustic, mixed media, abstract, microscopic, ochre, teal, rust
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Fusion 7” is a mixed media encaustic and pastel abstract painting in ochre, teal and rust, with actual thread embedded in the surface and composed of microscopic i...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Thread, Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Bloom 9", abstract, encaustic, pastel, microscopic, magenta, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Bloom 9” is a delicate image of her interpretation of cell growth within the body. The 16 x 16 inch abstract painting, on 2 inch deep birch panel, is part of her s...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Thread, Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Flow 6", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, magenta, green
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 6” is a boldly saturated 20 x 20 inch painting in jewel tones of blue, magenta and green capturing cell activity and the energy of an imagined microscopic wor...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Flow 7", abstract, encaustic painting, microscopic, blue, green, magenta
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s "Bio Flow 7" is a richly colored 20 x 20 x 2 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting flowing microscopic forms in blue, green and magenta. Lay...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Shadows 2", abstract, encaustic, painting, microscopic, grey, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Shadows 2” is an encaustic painting depicting an imagined scene of floating microscopic particles. In soft shades of grey and white these biomorphic forms float ar...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Fabric, Thread, Encaustic, Wood Panel, Pigment

"Bio Flow 5", encaustic, mixed media, microscopic, pink, maroon, green, ochre
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 5” is a 30 x 30 x 2.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms. In colors of pink, maroon, pale green and pale ochre...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pigment, Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Fusion 15", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, teal, green, orange
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Fusion 15” represents cell activity and the energy of an imagined microscopic world. Painted with encaustic and pastel in colors of teal, green and orange, it glow...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Flow 22", encaustic, mixed media, microscopic, teal, purple, yellow, green
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 22” is a 30 x 30 x 2.5 inch encaustic and mixed media painting composed of microscopic forms moving and multiplying. In colors of teal, purple, yellow, green ...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel, Pigment

"Bio Networks 6", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, pink, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 6” is a 12 x 12 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of pink, blue green, grey a...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Networks 4", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, green, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 4” is a 16 x 16 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of blue, green, grey, and w...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Flow 24", encaustic, mixed media, pastel, microscopic, blue, green, pink
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 24” is a 30 x 30 x 1.5 inch encaustic and mixed media painting composed of microscopic forms moving and multiplying. In pastel colors of blue, green, ochre, p...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Panel, Pastel, Encaustic

"Bio Networks 1", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, rust, maroon, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 1” is a 12 x 12 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of rust, maroon, ochre, gre...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 13", abstract, encaustic, microscopic, blues, greens, turquoise
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 13” is a 18 x 18 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of multiple layers of microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In varied shades of blu...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 10", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, green, red
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 10” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of b...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Encaustic, Wood Panel, Pastel

"Bio Networks 5", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, teal, ochre, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 5” is a 16 x 16 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of teal, ochre, grey, and w...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 11", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blues, turquoise
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 11” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of b...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 16", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, green, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 16” is a 18 x 18 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of b...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 18", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, green, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 18” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of g...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 9", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, purple, blue, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 9” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of bl...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 8", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blues, purples
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 8” is a 20 x 20 x 2 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of blue...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 7", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blues, green, purple
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 7” is a 20 x 20 x 2 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of blue...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 14", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, rust, peach, green
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 14” is a 18 x 18 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of r...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 12", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, orange, red
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 12” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of b...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Cell Samples Grouping 1", abstract, encaustic, pastel, mixed media
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Cell Samples Grouping 1” is a collection of seven 4 and 6 inch petri dishes filled with encaustic medium and delicately painted with pastel. In varying colors some pie...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Thread, Glass, Pastel, Encaustic

"Bio Networks 2", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, blue, green grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 2” is a 16 x 16 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of blue, green, grey, and w...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Patterns 17", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, pink, orange, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 17” is a 20 x 20 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting composed of transparent layers depicting microscopic forms on a richly patterned background. In colors of ...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Networks 3", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, pink, purple, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Networks 3” is a 16 x 16 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms on a highly patterned background. In colors of pink, purple, peach, gre...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Wood Panel, Pastel, Encaustic

"Bio Flow 23", encaustic, microscopic, teal, rust, yellow, green, abstract
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 23” is a 24 x 24 x 1.5 inch encaustic painting depicting floating microscopic forms. In colors of teal, rust, yellow green, and white, the composition creates...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Bio Flow 3", encaustic, pastel, mixed media, microscopic, blues, greens, whites
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 3” is a 16 x 16 inch mixed media painting incorporating encaustic and pastel composed of microscopic images actively forming connections in blues, greens and ...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Thread, Pastel, Encaustic, Panel

"Bio Flow 4", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, cells, pink, green, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Flow 4” is composed of microscopic images multiplying and connecting. In colors of pink, green and gray, the painting simulates a fusion of cells. Painted with enc...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Wood Panel, Pastel, Encaustic

"Bio System 3", abstract, encaustic, pastel, microscopic, ochres, gold, greens
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio System 3” builds layer upon layer of microscopic forms in encaustic and pastel. Gold metallic lines intersect the shapes as they travel across the images. In color...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Metal

"Cell Pathways 1", encaustic, cell, abstract, circles, black, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Cell Pathways 1” is an imagined scene of cell activity which creates a sense of the energy involved in the process of growth. In a limited palette of black and white, ...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Foil

"Cells Alive 3", encaustic painting, graphite, migration, black, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Cells Alive 3” is a imagined scene of cell activity which creates a sense of the energy involved in the process of growth. In a limited palette of black and white, cel...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Graphite, Encaustic, Panel

"Bio Patterns 5", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, green, blue, grey
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung's "Bio Patterns 5" is a 16 x 16 inch abstract encaustic and pastel painting composed of geometric forms colliding and overlapping in blue, green, rust and grey on a light...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

"Cells Alive 4", encaustic painting, graphite, migration, black, white
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Cells Alive 4” is a imagined scene of cell activity which creates a sense of the energy involved in the process of growth. In a limited palette of black and white, cel...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Encaustic, Panel, Graphite

"Bio Patterns 3", encaustic, pastel, geometric, abstract, microscopic, blues
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s “Bio Patterns 3” is an encaustic painting that merges geometric forms with a fluid mottled background. In shades of blues, greens and grey, the hexagons float and colli...
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2010s Contemporary Kay Hartung Art

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Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel, Pigment

"Bio Fusion 12", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, green, pink
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung's "Bio Fusion 12" is a 16 x 16 x 1.5 inch abstract representation of microscopic forms painted in encaustic and pastel with embedded threads. In shades of green with a hi...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Wood Panel, Thread, Pastel, Encaustic

"Bio Fusion 9", encaustic, pastel, abstract, microscopic, yellow, orange, green
By Kay Hartung
Located in Boston, MA
Kay Hartung’s "Bio Fusion 9" is composed of forms multiplying and connecting in colors of orange, yellow, and green. Cellular forms flow and migrate across the surface. Painted with ...
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2010s Abstract Kay Hartung Art

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Thread, Pastel, Encaustic, Wood Panel

Kay Hartung art for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Kay Hartung art available for sale. If you are looking for art to add a pop of color to a neutral corner of your living room or bedroom, you can find work that includes elements of blue, purple, orange and other colors. You can also browse by medium to find art by Kay Hartung in crayon, pastel, encaustic paint and more. Much of this artist's original work was created during the 21st Century and Contemporary, and is mostly associated with the Abstract style. Not every interior allows for large Kay Hartung art, so small editions measuring 6 inches across are available. Customers interested in this artist might also find the work of Kory Twaddle, Deborah T. Colter and Eleanor Aldrich. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $600 and tops out at $3,500 while the average work can sell for $1,000. .

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