This 1960-70s oil on canvas abstract entitled Cornfield in Summer 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.
1960-7s Oil on Canvas 26.5"x35" framed, 23.75"x32" unframed
Signed and titled on the back. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame double bevels face.