Saturday, September 8, 2012

Whitfield Lovell, Artist

Whitfield Lovell. American, born 1959.Temptation,  2000. Charcoal on wood, found objects (chair, frames, metal implement). 101 x 69 3/4 x 36 inches. Purchased with the Hillyer-Mather-Tryon Fund. 
Whitfield Lovell is known for his sculptural tableaux of meticulously-drawn portraits of anonymous African-Americans from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement. 

Source is Smith College Museum of Art.  Link here.

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