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MCMLXXVII
OAC IdentifierFUN: 80-37
TitleMCMLXXVII
Artwork DescriptionThis piece is composed in black and white, with the addition of a few minor red accents and a neutrally toned square shape at the upper left corner of the piece. The central focus of the piece lies with the two triangles stacked along the left side of the piece that are next to a large, irregualarly shaped form in the middle of the piece. The background is orchestrated with choppy, black lines and the red accent. Variation between duplicate images directly relate to original source materials.
Description on ObjectEtching & chine colle; 20 x16 inches
Artist StatementI received a BFA in painting from the Museum Art School in Portland in 1971. My work has been featured in numerous exhibitions including a one-person exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum Modern Art Pavilion. With the acquisition of an etching press in 1976 I began to work solely on etching and continue to do so. At present I am pursuing a mixture of imagery gleaned from art history, sidewalks, maps, fish, turtles, and shells, geometry, flowers, celestial skies, my daughter's world, etc. I am exhilarated and exhausted by drawing and forever excited by the powerful black density of an etched line. My work is included in the City of Portland and the Portland Art Museum also owns a copy of "MCMCXXVII" (Funkhouser, 1982).
LC SubjectArt, Abstract
Printmakers
Prints
Etching
Chine colle
AAT Subjectprintmaking
etchings (prints)
CreatorFunkhouser, Sheryl
Artist URLhttp://www.luciadouglas.com/artists/artists_list/funkhouser.html
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is: Regional Arts & Culture. You may view their website at http://www.racc.org/
Artwork Creation Date1977
Award Date(s)1980
1981
1982
Installation Date1980
MediumPrintmaking
Artwork Measurements15 3/4 x 20 inches
Materials/Techniqueetching and chine colle
Source Formatslide
color
Artwork SitePortland Oregon. State Office Building
Locationsixth floor lobby
Site Address800 N.E. Oregon, Portland Oregon
CountyMultnomah County, Oregon
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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