Lot 3131
Dorothy Gillespie (American, 1920-2012), Celebration, 1997
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Enamel on aluminum, New River Series, Artist Proof #3, inscribed to base underside.

17 x 17 x 17 in.

Private Collection, Roanoke, Virginia

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’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.

Overall good condition; some minor areas of mis-shaping to legs, one interior area with associated touch up paint repair.