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PH-79, 1935

Not on view


  • Clyfford Still


oil on canvas

Dimensions (H x W x D)

  • 43 1/8 x 61 1/4 in. (109.5 x 155.7 cm)

Creation place


Clyfford Still, PH-79, 1935. Oil on canvas, 43 1/8 x 61 1/4 inches (109.5 x 155.7 cm). Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO.


© City and County of Denver / ARS, NY

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  • Kellein, Thomas. "Approaching the Art of Clyfford Still." In Clyfford Still (1904-1980): The Buffalo and San Francisco Collections, edited by Thomas Kellein, 9–19. Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1992.
  • Polcari, Stephen. "Clyfford Still: Of Plentitude and Power." In Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991), 91-116.
  • Anfam, David. "Clyfford Still's Art: Between the Quick and the Dead." In Clyfford Still: Paintings, 1944-1960 (exhibition, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., June 21-September 16, 2001), edited by James T. Demetrion, 17–46. Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 2001, p. 26–7.
  • Sobel, Dean and David Anfam. Clyfford Still: The Artist's Museum. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012.; cited in Sobel, Dean. "Why a Clyfford Still Museum?" In Clyfford Still: The Artist's Museum, 15–54. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012, p. 15.
  • Failing, Patricia. A Light of His Own: Clyfford Still at Yaddo. Denver: Clyfford Still Museum, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.
  • Jarosz, Ewelina. Deprivation and Lost? Postmodern Model of Reception of Color Field Painting. PhD diss. Warsaw: Polish Institute of World Art Studies, 2021.