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Grace Hartigan
Inclement Weather
78 1/4 x 88 1/4 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, Martha Jackson Memorial Collection

Inclement Weather reflects Grace Hartigan's view that "we are living a very fragmented life.…like being on a very fast train and getting glimpses of things in strange scales as you pass by.…You see the corner of a house or you see a bird fly by, and it's all fragmented. Somehow, in painting I try to make some logic out of the world that has been given to me in chaos."