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MRS. MATHEW SUMICH
Palm Springs, California - United States


, Glass With Red Lines, Minimalism, Request Price
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, Red Square And Gold Recta, Abstract, Request Price

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Artist Statement

Mathew Sumich passed away in late 2012. His work is available through Judith Sumich or the Michael H. Lord Gallery, Palm Springs, CA. The following statement is in his own words: "The focus of my work - whether non-commissioned or commissioned - is to work with basic elements such as line, form, color, texture, etc., and to apply them to the principles of design, e.g., dealing with proportion, subordination, rhythm, balance, opposition, transition, harmony and contour continuation, and to deal with different media, e.g., steel, glass, paint, wood, cement, etc., and to find potential uses of the media, taking into consideration its use in the environment in which it is to be located. My interests have always been with line and plane the first elements of drawing. Line creates plane, plane creates depth, plane can advance or recede by the use of color. My art is fundamental, basic, simple design principles in action. Using structural design principles and having a good understanding of the environment, I am able to take any media steel, glass, wood, clay, canvas and create 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, or 4 dimensional (adding the dimension of time) objects. The final form, be it a painting, jewelry, sculpture, mobile or other object is a total composite of these basic and fundamental principles of design. I challenge myself by setting up limitations size, environment, media, etc my goal being to take the particular limitations to their maximum and create as many possibilities (discoveries) from those limitations as ...   Read More

Original Artworks (16)

Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Vertical Glass, 1972, Original Sculpture Glass, 8 x 39 inches. Artwork description: 241  4 pices of vertical glass, each 1/ 8 inch thick on oiled, alder wood bases, measurement as shown ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Glass Sculpture, 1972
8 x 39 inches (20.3 x 99.1 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Glass 2 with lines, 2009, Original Sculpture Glass, 5 x 5 inches. Artwork description: 241     smoke glass with applied color adhesive, table top suitable   ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Glass Sculpture, 2009
5 x 5 inches (12.7 x 12.7 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Untitled, 1980, Original Sculpture Mixed, 11 x 5 inches. Artwork description: 241  Clear acrylic 'threaded' with wire  lightweight suitable for table display ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 1980
11 x 5 inches (27.9 x 12.7 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Family 7, 1960, Original Sculpture Wood, 4 x 23 inches. Artwork description: 241  narrow wood 'slats' on metal rods secured into wooden base - natural stain finish  ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Wood Sculpture, 1960
4 x 23 inches (10.2 x 58.4 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Glass With Red Lines, 2009, Original Sculpture Glass, 5 x  inches. Artwork description: 241  smoke glass with applied red adhesive, on wooden base, for table top  ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Glass Sculpture, 2009
5 x inches (12.7 x 0.0 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; stainless steel 1, 2009, Original Sculpture Steel, 18 x  inches. Artwork description: 241  Stainless Steel on wood base, table top size mockette ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Steel Sculpture, 2009
18 x inches (45.7 x 0.0 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Red Square and Gold Rectangles, 1983, Original Painting Oil, 5 x 5 feet. Artwork description: 241 precision and crispness of line define this bold and inviting minimal painting...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Oil Painting, 1983
5 x 5 feet (1.52 x 1.52 m)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Metal Wings, 1985, Original Sculpture Steel, 5 x 5 feet. Artwork description: 241 large metal rectangles on solid base, natural patina. ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Steel Sculpture, 1985
5 x 5 feet (1.52 x 1.52 m)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Red Square with WhiteSpace, 1967, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 aka minimalism, construcivism, modern or contemporary painting. ...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Acrylic Painting, 1967
20 x 20 inches (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Wood Rectangles 1, 1968, Original Sculpture Wood, 16 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 oiled, natural alder wood, 3 rectangles sitting diagonally...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Wood Sculpture, 1968
16 x 13 inches (40.6 x 33.0 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Wood Square and Rectangles, 1969, Original Sculpture Wood, 24 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 oiled, natural alder wood, 2 rectangles and one square on diagonal...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Wood Sculpture, 1969
24 x 13 inches (61.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Untitled Aluminum, 1966, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 18 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 circular, bent continuous wire- brushed aluminum...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 1966
18 x 12 inches (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Wood Rectangles 2, 1968, Original Sculpture Wood, 19 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 oiled, natural alder, 3 rectangles on diagonal...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Wood Sculpture, 1968
19 x 11 inches (48.3 x 27.9 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Vertical Glass Rectangles, 1973, Original Sculpture Glass, 9 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 9 pieces of vertical glass, each 1/ 8 inch thickness, set in oiled, alder wood bases - movable, measurement as shown...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Glass Sculpture, 1973
9 x 22 inches (22.9 x 55.9 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; Metal Squares, 1979, Original Sculpture Steel, 30 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 unpainted steel squares...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Steel Sculpture, 1979
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
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Mrs. Mathew Sumich; White Square, 1972, Original Sculpture Steel, 42 x 42 inches. Artwork description: 241 parrallel and connected white painted tube steel squares...
Mrs. Mathew Sumich
Original Steel Sculpture, 1972
42 x 42 inches (106.7 x 106.7 cm)
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