Antibes by Dorr Bothwell

Antibes by Dorr Bothwell

Antibes

Dorr Bothwell

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Title

Antibes

 
Artist

Dorr Bothwell

  1902 - 2000 (biography)
Year
1950  
Technique
color serigraph / screenprint 
Image Size
14 3/4 x 10 3/8" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right; signed within image in ink 
Edition Size
15 of 25  
Annotations
titled, dated and editioned in pencil 
Reference
 
Paper
cream wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
ABMM129 
Price
$650.00 
Description
While it's not certain, this classic mid-century Abstraction with its spiraling, angular form appears to be an interpretation of the famous diamond-shaped, 16th-century Fort Carre, situated on the city's southeastern-most coastal edge. As with other works from this time, Dorr Bothwell chooses a bird's eye vantage point and incorporates splashes of aquamarine and olive green as a nod to the adjacent Mediterranean sea and the tree-covered hillsides surrounding the fort. Set against a rose-red background, the tumbling, kinetic form pops forward off the sheet as if it's dancing. Owing to its unusual architecture and scenic placement, Fort Carre has attracted artists throughout the centuries, including Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Eugene Chigot, and Nicolas de Stael. Bothwell's work often meditates on architectural structures and details, including churches, alters, fences and other man-made boundary markers, and deconstructed interiors. 
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