Vincent Smarkusz

Undiscovered American Genius in Modern Art

Compassion

Acrylic on Linen covered Masonite
24 x 32 inches
61 x 81.3 cm
Time: 
1971
From the late-60s to mid-70s, Smarkusz created abstract portraits we call "Aura View" - Expressionist figures interwoven with abstract Color-field patterns of emotion.  This was the final style of acrylic painting Smarkusz created, until his death in late 1974.