Darryl Halbrooks (American, b. 1948) acrylic on canvas painting titled “Anyone’s Mother, Doris Pierce, Clara Beagle, an Unknown Actress and All Their Running Dogs” depicting six women behind images of dogs, all set against a view from space of the earth. Signed and dated “D. Halbrooks Dec. 71″ en verso of canvas. Housed in a blue and grey painted wooden frame. Sight – 49 1/4″ H x 66 3/8″ W. Framed – 50 5/8″ H x 67 1/4” W. Third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Biography (from artist’s website): Darryl Halbrooks was born in Evansville, Indiana were he also received his BA in Art Education at the University of Evansville. He received his MFA in Painting at the Southern Illinois University and was Professor Emeritus Eastern Kentucky University. He was an Artist/Writer/Professor Emeritus at the Eastern Kentucky University and a Visiting Artist/Professor of Art at the East Carolina University. He has received many awards for his art and writing and has had in several solo exhibitions most recently at the Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, IN and a solo exhibition titled “Natura Morta” at the Alexandria Art League, Alexandria VA in 2017. CONDITION: Overall very good condition.
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