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Knox Martin: Venus

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Knox Martin


About the Exhibition

Knox Martin (b.1923, Barranquilla, Columbia) painted Venus in 1970 as a commission from City Walls. The twelve-story mural is painted along the south side of Bayview Correctional Facility and depicts geometric shapes and colors diagonally interweaving.


19th Street & West Side Highway


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