Object photography

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Object description

  • Sylvia Lark (Seneca, 1947-1990)
  • Untitled, 1983
  • Acrylic, paper
  • New York, United States
  • mat H: 43 1/2 in, mat W: 32 3/4 in (mat H: 110.5 cm, mat W: 83.2 cm)
  • Gift of Katrina M. Carye, 2011
  • 2011.29.38


Abstract painting. Lark used bold brushstrokes and layering of color and shapes to create depth. The upper register (the upper 2/3) has much deep orange-red, with some yellow, roundish shapes underneath. The lower register (lower 1/3) has blue (that looks like it could be water) with some yellow round shapes underneath. Further Remarks: Although Sylvia Lark was known predominantly in the art world as an American artist, she has Seneca heritage and was included in several exhibitions of work by Native American artists in the 1980s. Mrs. Lark grew up in Buffalo, New York. She worked in Buffalo and California where she was a professor of art at California State University in Sacremento. Her travels included study in Italy, Korea and Japan.


Estate of Sylvia Lark