|Born 1950 in Detroit, MI
Lives and works in New York, NY
|I'm in Madrid, 1999|
paint on wood, sandblasted glass, bolts
60 x 60 inches (four panels, 30 x 30 inches)
Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection
Gift of the William T. Kemper Charitable Trust
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|Aptekar borrows his imagery
from great artists of the past, adding text (often sandblasted on glass
over his paintings) to open a dialogue between art history and the viewer.
His source for this commentary on the Spanish Civil War is The Nobleman
with his Hand at his Chest by El Greco (1541–1614), which is
in the collection of the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain.