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Saturday, March 24, 2012

33rd Anniversary of Beauford's Passing

Monday, March 26th will be the 33rd anniversary of Beauford's death.

The photo below graces the stone that Les Amis de Beauford Delaney had installed at Beauford's final resting place in Thiais Cemetery in 2010.

Portrait of Beauford Delaney
(ca. 1950)
Possibly by Gjon Mili

Beauford was "all about art." I'd like to celebrate this anniversary date by sharing with you some of my favorite works by this magnificent artist and humble human spirit.

Untitled (Abstract Composition)
(1961) Oil monotype on heavy wove paper
Photo courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries


Woman in White
(1964-65) Oil on canvas
Photo from Bill Hodges Gallery Web site


Still Life with Pears
(1946) Oil on canvas
Image from the Artsmia.org Website


Portrait of a Man in Green
Beauford Delaney
Oil (undated)
Photo from catalog of Beauford Delaney: A Retrospective
Studio Museum in Harlem


Composition 16
(1954-56) Oil on canvas
© Estate of Beauford Delaney; Private Collection
Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York , NY


Beauford Delaney
Self-portrait
Oil on canvas (1944)
Art Institute of Chicago

1 comment:

elkornegay said...

"Composition 16" is absolutely breathtaking!