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The Art of JAMA
March 17, 2015

Do-Si-DoDan Christensen

JAMA. 2015;313(11):1084-1085. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11639

Painting in typical fashion with a brush only was seemingly too limited in its scope for the inventive mind of abstract painter Dan Christensen (1942-2007). With tools that included spray guns, rollers, and squeegees, he created pictures of festively tinted looping strips resembling ribbons, mysterious wedges of color, and spheres that were all a-shimmer. His painting processes were fascinating in their own right, and in making the bright pictures that epitomize his body of work he may have had more fun than just about anyone else.

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