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Explosion #25


Charles Gaines



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Explosion #25, Charles Gaines
Explosion #25: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | Graphite on paper, with hand-inscribed text panel; diptych
Size: 31 3/4 x 39 1/2 in. (80.65 x 100.33 cm) (sheet, a)34 11/16 x 42 3/4 in. (88.11 x 108.59 cm) (outer frame, a)9 7/8 x 12 in. (25.08 x 30.48 cm) (sheet, b, text panel)12 1/4 x 14 3/16 in. (31.12 x 36.04 cm) (outer frame, b, text panel)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 21st century
Inscriptions: Signature, Title and Date LLC on a, in pencil: [EXPLOSION #25 CHARLES GAINES 2008]
Physical Description: a: slightly abstract image of smoke clouds in various shades of light and dark, extending from LRC to ULC; b: lines of hand-written text in all capital letters on ruled lines in pencil; text about military battles; two separately framed pieces of differ
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Funds, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.80a,b
Rights: © Charles Gaines
Artist: Charles Gaines, American, born 1944
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, born 1944
Added to Site: January 6, 2010