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Lucy Baker Acrylic Painting on Canvas "Dragon Tears Floating Through Life"

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Lucy Baker (American, b. 1955)
Dragon Tears Floating Through Life, 1998
acrylic on canvas with glitter and ‘dragon tears’
inscribed to the verso; Lucy Baker 1998/ Dragon Tears Floating Through Life/ acrylic on canvas w/ glitter & 5 dragon tears

The Lucy Baker and Kenworth Moffett Collection of New New Group Painters

Included with the painting is an exhibition catalog for Lucy Baker, 2002.

An acrylic painting on canvas titled Dragon Tears Floating Through Life by Lucy Baker, executed in 1998. Free form pools of acrylic with glitter suspend as if still in motion, with glass jewels adorning the vibrant orange spots. The dense forms are made extravagant by their lively colors and experimental nature. The work is presented in a gilt wood frame.

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.


20.0" W x 24.0" H x 2.0" D

- measures the frame; canvas size 16" W x 20" H.

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