About This Artwork

Rebecca Shore
American, born 1956

23-G, 2013

Gouache with traces of graphite on white wove paper
418 x 318 mm (sight); 610 x 495 mm (frame)

Craig and Janet Duchossois Acquisition Fund, 2015.222

© 2013 Rebecca Shore

Shore earned her BFA from SAIC in 1981, studying under Ray Yoshida, Christina Ramberg, Philip Hanson, and Barbara Rossi, and she is now a professor at the school. To create her allusive abstract compositions the artist composes shapes out of a single repeated pattern then animates them with a drop shadow, as seen here.

— Exhibition label, Homegrown: The School of the Art Institute in the Permanent Collection, October 17, 2015–February 14, 2016, Galleries 124–127.

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