Kool and Mild Today

Kool and Mild Today
Title
Kool and Mild Today
Date 
1991
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 60 x 57 in. ( 152.4 x 144.8 cm )
Description 
The painting depicts the area near the artist's studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It documents the tenements, graffiti, and garbage-strewn streets that characterize the area. The East River and the Manhattan skyline are seen in the distance, a contrast of both architecture and lifestyle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Richard D. and Monica M. Segal
Object Number 
1992.7
Marks 
inscriptions: Inscribed at lower right: "Safranek 1991"
Gallery Label 
Douglas Safranek (b. 1956) reveived his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1984 from the University of Wisconsin. He is known for his work in egg tempera.
Provenance 
1991 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, to Monica and Richard Segal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group