Black Pieta

DESCRIPTION
After Christian iconography, a dead man is being carried down a ladder after his death. A triangular composition, with the Christ-figure in the center surrounded by people offering comfort, gently carrying him down. Saturated, colorful canvas; large, heavy brushstrokes.

DATE
1988

DIMENSIONS & MEDIUM
89¾” x 72″, Acrylic on canvas.

SIGNATURE
Bottom right: Russo

EXHIBITION INFO
Mass College of Art 1988

INFO ON BACK
Black Pieta # 2 Russo 1988

CIVIL RIGHTS CR-5

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