Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
Title
  • Untitled
Date between 1970 and 1985
Medium Blue ballpoint pen on cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 × 8 1/2 inches (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.1107
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in ballpoint, [many notations across the sheet around the various sketches] lower left: steerage - wheel [wheel is crossed out]
Inscribed, above spiral, lower center: reaction [The words "bounce or | seek" were written and crossed out above the word "reaction"]
Inscribed, below spiral: swamp
Inscribed, above grid, lower right center: DEDUCTION | perception [circled]
Inscribed, below grid: edge
Inscribed, above circles in rectangle, lower right: predator
Inscribed, below circles in rectangle: periscope
Inscribed, [many short dashes connect some of these inscriptions with each other or the sketches] in pencil, upper left, verso: 470
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)