Watercolor on printed envelope.
5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches (140 x 108 mm)
Gift of Will and Elena Barnet, 2009.
Will and Elena Barnet.
Will Barnet's career spanned nearly eight decades during which he successively embraced different styles, abstract and figurative. This drawing reflects Barnet's involvement with the so-called Indian Space Painters, a group of artists who set out to create a specifically American abstract style by looking for inspiration in Native American art. Fond of using found paper as a support, Barnet created this composition over a used envelope.