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Framed: 168.2 x 121.9 cm (66 1/4 x 48 in.)
Gift of Agnes Gund 2017.129
Adja Yunkers revolutionized the medium of pastel in the 1950s with gestural strokes of color that emphasized pastel’s painterly qualities, presented on an unprecedented scale. Sestina II refers to a type of sung poetry common in Italy and France in the 1500s and 1600s and associated with troubadours. Yunkers’s composition may be more concerned with capturing the romantic spirit of the poetry than its rigid structure.
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