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Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
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Untitled No. 2

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Alfred Oerter

Alfred Oerter

$8,500

American (1936–2007)

  • Date: 1980
  • Acrylic on Canvas, signed and dated lower right
  • Size: 97 x 47 in. (246.38 x 119.38 cm)
  • Frame Size: 98 x 48 inches

$8,500

Framed

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about Untitled No. 2

This painting was created by Olympic discus thrower Al Oerter for charity for the 1980 Olympics.

At this time, he developed the technique of pouring paint onto the canvas and then throwing his discus at the pooled-up paint to create a splatter all over the canvas. He utilized that technique in this painting, there is a tear in the canvas from where the discus hit the canvas, and there is pooled up paint in the same area.

Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
Untitled No. 2 Acrylic | Alfred Oerter
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About The Artist: Alfred Oerter

Alfred Oerter Jr. was an American athlete and a four-time Olympic Champion in the discus throw. He was the first athlete to win a gold medal in the same individual event in four consecutive Olympic Games. Oerter is an inductee of the IAAF Hall of Fame. As a child, Oerter had frequently traveled to his grandparents' home in Manhattan and admired their art collection. As a retired athlete, Oerter became an abstract painter. Oerter enjoyed the...

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About The Medium: Acrylic

A fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Acrylic paints are water-soluble, but become water-resistant when dry.

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Untitled No. 2

Alfred Oerter

1980

Framed

Untitled No. 2

Alfred Oerter

1980

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