Lucy Baker Acrylic Painting on Canvas "Tropical Remix"
Lucy Baker (American, b. 1955)
Tropical Remix, 2003
acrylic on canvas with fluorescent & metallic
inscribed to the verso; Lucy Baker 2003/ ‘Tropical Remix’/ Acrylic on Canvas w/ fluorescent & metallic
16′ × 20′
The Lucy Baker and Kenworth Moffett Collection of New New Group Painters
An acrylic painting on canvas with applied plastic jewels titled Tropical Remix by Lucy Baker, executed in 2003. The work takes on the full potential of post color field work, absorbing their use of full colors while letting go of any gestural constraints.
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.