Lot 67
  • 67

GLADYS NILSSON (B. 1940) | Terrarium, 1980

3,000 - 5,000 USD
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  • Gladys Nilsson (b. 1940)
  • Terrarium, 1980
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • 14 x 18 inches
acrylic on canvas; signed, titled and dated '1980' on the overlap


Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago
Maryland, Sloans & Kenyon, 9 February 2004, Lot 866
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Chicago based artist Gladys Nilsson is known for her playful imagery and carefully layered collages and water based paintings. Her work often deals with female sexuality and its natural contradictions in society. She is an original member of the Hairy Who group based in Chicago. In 1973, Nilsson was the first woman to have a solo-exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.