Lot 2169
Dorothy Gillespie (American, 1920-2012), Dragon's Breath 1
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Enamel on metal, signed, titled on the verso.

56 x 8.5 in.

From the estate of the late Mary L. Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

A prolific and talented artist, Gillespie shared her talents by teaching and lecturing at various colleges throughout her lifetime. Her exuberant colorful dancing strips and ribbons have graced many public spaces including an installation of 185 sculptures that comprise Color, Light and Motion to fill the plaza in front of New York City's Rockefeller Center in 2003. Her sculptures may be found in numerous public collections and museums including the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Thalian Hall, Wilmington, NC; Asheville Art Museum; and more.

Minor scattered flaking and light scratching - overall in good estate condition.