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Peter G.’s Collections

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Mr. Goff's Selection of 5 works Flag

Flying High
Flying High, 1982 (printed 2001)  2010.132 

Audio guide stop for Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1964/84
Audio guide stop for Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1964/84

Notepad, 2008  2008.299 


1. Jamel Shabazz, Flying High, 1982 (printed 2001)  2010.132<
2. Edward Burtynsky, Carrara Marble Quarries, No. 24, and No.25., 1993  2008.71a-b<
3. Audio guide stop for Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1964/84  audio
4. Sarah Sze, Notepad, 2008  2008.299<


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Although the artists from my collection come from disparate backgrounds the works I have selected can be unified by an underlying achitectural form. Most of the artist in this cataloge have been selected based on my personal history with the artists works. I first came accross the work of Cy Twombly at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1999. I remember being so upset with his aparent freedom of expression, the scale of his paintings and the institutional acceptance of his work. I was simultaneously upset and captivated at his mark-making and aparent ease of compositional structure. His work seemed to straddle the boundries of visual language and text. I wanted to know more...