Eureka - Bert Long (NEW)
Eureka
About the Work

From the Artist

As artists we have the obligation to provide the world with art which communicates as truth.

I believe that art has the power to heal our souls of their afflictions.

I try to create art which helps to diagnose the prevalent conditions within our societies, hopefully providing an insightfulness which will help us all become brothers and sisters united in equality and compassion.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

Eureka by Bert Long is a vivid, expressionistic image print depicting a large heart with an eye (a prominent and recurring motif in Long's iconography) at its center and surrounded by writhing arteries. The artery at the top left culminates in a dollar sign; that in the top right ends in the ideograph of a heart used to connote love.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

About the Artist

Bert Long was a celebrated painter, sculptor, and photographer born in Houston, TX. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles.

Primarily self-taught as an artist, Long explored folk art and assemblage to create a deeply per...

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Eureka

Bert Long

Nationality
American
Heritage
African American
Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

2012

Dimensions

29.5" x 22.25"

Edition Size

60 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA