Ruins

A work made of graphite frottage, with smudging and erasing, on off-white wove paper.

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  • A work made of graphite frottage, with smudging and erasing, on off-white wove paper.

Date:

1967

Artist:

Theodore Halkin
American, born 1924

About this artwork

Halkin received his BFA from SAIC in 1949 and returned to the school as a distinguished professor of painting and drawing, where he stayed for almost 40 years, frequently bringing his classes to the museum’s galleries. The artist’s early work was inspired by cave paintings, Romanesque art, and mythology; in the 1950s his work was linked to the Monster Roster group.

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Artist

Theodore Halkin

Title

Ruins

Origin

United States

Date

1967

Medium

Graphite frottage, with smudging and erasing, on off-white wove paper

Dimensions

472 x 610 mm

Credit Line

Charles Deering Fund

Reference Number

1968.43

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