Lucy Baker Acrylic Painting on Canvas "Abstract Calligraphy #3"
Lucy Baker (American, b. 1955)
Abstract Calligraphy #3, 2005
acrylic on canvas with hologrammed glitter
signed lower right
inscribed to the verso; Lucy Baker 2005/ ‘Abstract Calligraphy #3’/ acrylic on canvas with hologrammed glitter
18′ × 24′
The Lucy Baker and Kenworth Moffett Collection of New New Group Painters
An acrylic painting on canvas titled Abstract Calligraphy #3’ by Lucy Baker, executed in 2005. Dazzling green color surrounds a black calligraphic form with glittering ground. The conceptual gestures and electric color highlight Lucy’s Neo Expressionism.
Lucy was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1955. She received her B.A Fine Arts at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont, 1975 and her Certificate of Welding at Platt Tech. in Milford, Connecticut, 1977. She attended the Emma Lake workshop in 1980 as a guest of Kenworth Moffett. Member of the New New Painters, a group of artists brought together by the first curator of modern and contemporary art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Dr. Kenworth Moffett in 1978. Lucy has been the key figure for an entire movement of brilliant artists, the New New Painters, whom she has led both stylistically and in the use of the new acrylic paints and gels.