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Balcomb Greene mixing paints, 1961


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Title: Balcomb Greene mixing paints

Date: 1961

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 23 x 18 cm.

Description: Greene mixing paints in his New York studio. Photograph taken for a newspaper story, 1961, for the Toledo Blade .

Inscription on enclosed note (typewritten): AP Newsfeatures photo please credit; For use Sunday, Sept. 10, with Miles A. Smith's New York APN story on Greene; Figure work; Mixing paints in his New York studio, artist Balcomb Greene starts work on a new painting. His way of working out his canvases in advanced and using the human figure mark him as no abstract expressionist. But in the 1930's he was a leader of the abstract school of painting which now shows signs of losing its hold on art.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Balcomb Greene mixing paints, 1961. Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3042