Combat

A work made of oil on canvas.

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Date:

1964

Artist:

Leon Golub
American, 1922–2004

About this artwork

A leading cultural and civil rights activist in the United States from the early 1960s until his death in 2004, Leon Golub consistently created works that addressed humanitarian issues. Here the artist placed monumental images of violence on public display, thereby compelling viewers to examine their own relationship to the brutality depicted.

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Artist

Leon Golub

Title

Combat

Origin

United States

Date

1964

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

243.8 x 205 cm (96 x 80 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Darthea Speyer

Reference Number

1969.813

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