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Untitled Drawing (Angel)

Untitled Drawing (Angel)

Artist: Walter Askin (born 1929 Pasadena, California; lives Los Angeles, California)

Department: Art
Medium: Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 x 14 in. (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
Classification: Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, Judy Booth Collection, Transferred from the Albuquerque Public Library
Object number: PC1981.109.1
On view
Label Text:In Walter Askin’s own words: “the real joy as an artist is to create work filled with delight, work that is more calm, more serene, more alive, more playful, more energized, more focused, more directed and more life filled for the time that we’re here.” Askin’s pastel drawing of a fairy-like creature in flight, created with quick and energetic marks shows his interest in playful and lively forms. He is known for his imaginative works often suffused with humor and satire. Born in Pasadena, Askin earned his BA and MA degrees from UC Berkley and is Professor Emeritus of California State University in Los Angeles.
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In Walter Askin’s own words: "the real joy as an artist is to create work filled with delight, work that is more calm, more serene, more alive, more playful, more energized, more focused, more directed and more life filled for the time that we’re here." Askin’s pastel drawing of a fairy-like creature in flight, created with quick and energetic marks shows his interest in playful and lively forms. He is known for his imaginative works often suffused with humor and satire. Born in Pasadena, Askin earned his BA and MA degrees from UC Berkley and is Professor Emeritus of California State University in Los Angeles.