August 1983

  • Alan Feltus, August 1983, 1983, oil on linen, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation, 1986.6.29

Exhibition Label
“Paintings are about many things and at the same time about nothing more than painting itself. They don’t have narrative content; they don’t tell stories.” Feltus said he seeks silence in his work and believes “Art…should not merely reflect our surroundings like a mirror, adding to the clutter, but become something more wonderful, more meaningful.”


Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection, 2014
Title
August 1983
Artist
Date
1983
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
66 1/8 x 44 1/8 in. (168.0 x 112.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on linen
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group – female
  • Object – art object – painting
  • Object – flower – lily
Object Number
1986.6.29
Palette
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