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Purvis Young – Untitled

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Purvis Young – Untitled

Acrylic on Wood

48 x 14 in – 121 x 35 cm

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Purvis Young – Untitled

Acrylic on Wood

48 x 14 in – 121 x 35 cm

Signed by the artist

Circa 1970

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Purvis Young

Purvis Young was an American artist from the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, Florida. Young's work, often a blend of collage and painting, utilizes found objects and the experience of African Americans in the south. Young gained recognition as a cult contemporary artist, with a collectors' following including Jane Fonda, Damon Wayans, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, and others. In 2006 a feature documentary titled Purvis of Overtown was produced about his life and work. His work is found in the collections of the American Folk Art Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the High Museum of Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and others. In 2018, he was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.

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