Realness

2016

Object

Artist

Mark Bradford, American, 1961-
Born: Los Angeles, CA
Work Locations: Los Angeles, CA

Country

Object Info

Object: painting; diptych
Currently on view
Object ID: 2017.29A-B

Medium/Technique

Mixed media on canvas

Credit

Purchased with funds from anonymous donors; funds from Vicki and Kent Logan by exchange; Baryn, Daniel and Jonathan Futa; Craig Ponzio; Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust; DAM Contemporaries; Volunteer Endowment Fund; Suzanne Farver and Clint Van Zee; Andrea and William Hankinson; Amy Harmon; Arlene and Barry Hirschfeld; Lu and Chris Law; Sharon and J. Landis Martin; Tina Patterson and Bill Cottingham; Amanda J. Precourt; Judy and Ken Robins; Annalee and Wagner Schorr; Ellen and Morris Susman; Tina Walls; and Margaret and Glen Wood

More Info

Dimensions

overall height: 108 1/8 in, 274.6375 cm; overall width: 168 1/2 in, 427.9900 cm; depth: 2 1/8 in, 5.3975 cm

Department

Modern and Contemporary Art

Known Provenance

Purchased by DAM from Hauser & Wirth, 2016

Caption

Mark Bradford (American, b. 1961)
Realness, 2016
Mixed media on canvas
108 1/8 x 168 1/2 in. 
Denver Art Museum: Purchased with funds from anonymous donors; funds from Vicki and Kent Logan by exchange; Baryn, Daniel and Jonathan Futa; Craig Ponzio; Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust; DAM Contemporaries; Volunteer Endowment Fund; Suzanne Farver and Clint Van Zee; Andrea and William Hankinson; Amy Harmon; Arlene and Barry Hirschfeld; Lu and Chris Law; Sharon and J. Landis Martin; Tina Patterson and Bill Cottingham; Amanda J. Precourt; Judy and Ken Robins; Annalee and Wagner Schorr; Ellen and Morris Susman; Tina Walls; and Margaret and Glen Wood) , (Temporary Loan, 11/28/2016, Purchased with funds from anonymous donors, Vicki and Kent Logan, Baryn, Daniel and Jonathan Futa, Craig Ponzio, Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust, DAM Contemporaries, Suzanne Farver and Clint Van Zee, Andrea and William Hankinson, Amy Harmon, Arlene and Barry Hirschfeld, Lu and Chris Law, Sharon and J. Landis Martin, Tina Patterson and Bill Cottingham, Amanda J. Precourt, Judy and Ken Robins, Annalee and Wagner Schorr, Ellen and Morris Susman, Tina Walls, and funds from various donors by exchange, 2017.29A-B
Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth © Mark Bradford

Exhibition History

  • "Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford"--Albright Knox Art Gallery, 5/26/2016-10/2/2016
  • "Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford"--Denver Art Museum, 4/9/2017-7/16/2017
  • “Light” — Denver Art Museum, 5/19/2019 – 5/1/2020