The Art of Romare Bearden

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[image] Rain Forest--Pool, c. 1978

Romare Bearden, Rain Forest––Pool, c. 1978
oil monotype with paint on paper
Private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts
© Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

Drawn in essentially one color and composed of a rectangular grid of forms, the lush character of a tropical landscape nevertheless is conveyed in this monotype. It is among Bearden's more minimalist works.

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