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Title
Primeval
Creator
William Baziotes--United States, 1912-1963
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Images and Ideas: The Collection in Focus at the Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
Rights Information
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Description
As indicated by the title of this work, Baziotes was fascinated by the earliest stages of life on earth and the harrowing struggles that make up the evolutionary process.
In this work, two contrasting forms appear like highly primitive creatures, seemingly engaged in some kind of combat or confrontation.
Type
image
Format
Oil on canvas
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft300003p4
1970.74

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