Agon VI: Wounded Warrior
- Leon Golub (American, 1922-2004)
- Sheet: 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
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- Norton Simon Museum, Anonymous Gift
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Leon Golub’s striking figurative work grew out of his response to the political and existential conditions of the postwar period. Using a meat cleaver, Golub aggressively scraped down the pigment on the surfaces of his large-scale paintings, ensuring that his images of global brutality were matched by the violence of his technique. Though his lithographs were smaller, the Chicago native executed them in a similar way. Golub used tusche and crayon on the stone surface which he then scraped with a razor blade and sandpaper to impose a similarly aggressive effect on his battling figures.
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