Untitled Painting on Paper, Purvis Young
Purvis Young (1943-2010) was an artist from the Overtown neighborhood of Miami. He often worked on found objects and created assemblages for his expressive and colorful abstract paintings.
This piece was part of a collection of Purvis Young's work assembled for the making of the "Purvis of Overtown" documentary (2006 Tinwood Media), by the film director David Raccuglia. After the film was finished the work was sold to the Tim Grumbacher collection in 2007. Provenance: EX Collections: Raccuglia, Grumbacher. 9 1/4 inches by 7 inches.