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Richard Estes

The Candy Store


look closer

What kind of place do you think this might be? How can you tell?

What objects did the artist include in this painting?

What words are included in this painting?

How do the words and signs relate to the objects?

If you were buying something from here, what would it be? Why?

Richard Estes, The Candy Store, 1969  69.21
Richard Estes, The Candy Store, 1969. Oil and synthetic polymer on canvas, 47 3/4 × 68 3/4 in. (121.3 × 174.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art  69.21 For Teachers