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The Admonition

Object Number: 
2000.210
Date: 
2000
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
framed: 34 x 40 in. ( 86.4 x 101.6 cm )
Description: 
Painting depicting the World Trade Center Bombing, 1993. The WTC twin towers are painted in white, with a bursting explosion between them, while the remainder of the buildings in the skyline are a silver-grey. The river and sky are both painted a brilliant blue.
Gallery Label: 
The idea behind accepting this painting into the Society had to do with its role as a "disaster" painting. With the subsequent events of 9/11/01, of course, this role was emphasized.
Credit Line: 
Gift of The AINO Memorial Art Organization honoring Baroness Aino de Bodisco
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group