Delson, Elizabeth. A New Direction (Marine Forms II)

Elizabeth Delson A New Direction (Marine Forms II)
Elizabeth Delson, A New Direction (Marine Forms II)

Artist: Elizabeth Delson (American, 1932-2005)

Title: A New Direction (Marine Forms II)


Date: 1974

Dimensions: 24″ x 30″

Location in Library: Lower level

Media: Oil relief, sand on wood panel

Owner: Gift of Sidney L. Delson. ¬© Artist’s Estate


Delson was a painter and printmaker whose works reflected her exploration of nature and spiritual moods. Delson described her artistic philosophy this way: “Through painting and graphics I explore images to uncover the dynamic forces behind their appearance: emergence, growth, decay, metamorphosis. I try to capture the process of change in time and space, to crystallize a living moment and convey its vitality.” These paintings, completed midway through her career, reflect her unique forms, energy, vibrant color, and light.

Related Website
Online Catalogue Raisonné of Elizabeth Delson

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