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Moving Day


Artist: Jo Yarrington (October 28 1950 – ) Primary
Artist: Robert Franklin (aka "Bob") Printer
Date: 1987
20th century
Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 30 in. (546.1 x 762 mm)
Dimensions Extent: sheet
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Offset lithograph on paper
Edition Size: 100
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2022
Accession Number: 2022.17.40
Not on view.

"Jo Yarrington's print Moving Day is down to earth in its subject matter and presentation. The bold, chaotic black lines of her print suggest figures in an earth-colored box with a black triangle that symbolizes a house. This structure could represent a house that is either being moved from or moved into. This ambiguity only adds to the visual movement within the print. The use of richly textured black, produced by multiple printings, separates the black figures in motion from the black lines. Yarrington's economic use of these lines, combined with layering black on the figures, provides this print with its visual energy."
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

To learn more about this work, see it on Artura.org , an open educational resource from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives.




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