This 1969 oil on paper abstract entitled Studies with Two Hands 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.
January 1969 Oil on Paper 17.5"x12" unframed
Titled and dated lower right. Good vintage condition, creased down the center and minor tears.