Girl with Guitar (1967) by Aaron Shikler

Girl with Guitar - Aaron Shikler - 1967

Artwork Information

TitleGirl with Guitar
ArtistAaron Shikler
MediumPastel on Board
Dimensions61 cm x 76.2 cm
Art MovementNew Realism
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About Girl with Guitar

Girl with Guitar, a pastel artwork by the American artist Aaron Shikler, is a stunning portrait from 1967 that measures 61 x 76.2 cm (24 x 30 in). The artwork features bold and vibrant colors that capture the beauty of the young girl holding a guitar.

Shikler was known for his portraits of American statesmen and celebrities, but this piece of art shows his ability to create beautiful portraits beyond his usual subjects.

Shikler was born in Brooklyn in 1922 and passed away in 2015. He had a long and successful career as an artist, exhibiting his work at The Brooklyn Museum and other prestigious galleries throughout his life. Girl with Guitar is one such piece that showcases his incredible talent for portraiture. The artwork was sold at auction by Sotheby’s on December 3, 2004, demonstrating its importance as a valuable piece of art. Beyond its monetary value, Girl with Guitar is a timeless masterpiece that reflects Shikler’s unique style through its bold colors and expressive brushstrokes. It’s no wonder why this portrait has continued to captivate audiences since it was created over fifty years ago.

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