Detail Field photograph of Igbo Ogbodo Enyi masker dancing before audience in Enyigba Izzi, 1983. Courtesy of Herbert Cole.x1200
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Handbook Highlight: Equivocal Colors

Yves Tanguy's Equivocal Colors

Yves Tanguy’s piece Equivocal Colors brings the artist’s own enigmatic nature to life. Largely a painter of the ambiguous and uncertain, Tanguy’s artistic vision was rich with conflict. He saw the world as blending the concrete and abstract together simultaneously.

Thus, his painting Equivocal Colors is a tangible example of his thought process. The painting is a collage of disparate, morphed shapes (egg-like, circular, smooth, rigid, long, chunky, triangular, spiraled), witch mixes with a…

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