Entitled Calligraphy this 1970 ink on Japanese paper brushstroke abstract is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1943), University of Illinois at Chicago (1967-70), and the IIT Institute of Design (MFA in Printmaking, 1970-72). Through her mixed-media compositions, she explored Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art, often using imagery of Chicago and her travels to Europe and Northern Africa.
1970 Ink on Japanese Paper 20.5"x24.5" framed, 12"x17" unframed
Signed lower right. Framed in a contemporary walnut wood frame floating on white archival matting behind conservation clear glass. Excellent condition.