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September 9, 2011 5:18 PM   Subscribe

Artist filter: Who painted this amazing painting seen in Massimo and Lella Vignelli's apartment?

Seen here behind Lella Vignelli.
posted by ljesse to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Not sure myself but it's going to be tough to decipher the artist unless one already recognizes the painting in that picture since it's not very clear/big. if someone else wants to take a stab at answering, there"s a much clearer/closer partial view of the piece behind Ella Vignelli in this interview. Someone with a far wider familiarity with abstract painters might be able to tell by looking at the brush stroke patterns.
posted by stagewhisper at 6:00 PM on September 9, 2011

Seeing it in the video makes me wonder if it's Helen Frankenthaler. I don't think I've seen another painting by her quite like this one, but her name did spring to mind when I saw it.
posted by davebush at 6:15 PM on September 9, 2011

Maybe try emailing the author of the piece?
posted by pmcp at 3:48 AM on September 10, 2011

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