A lacquer-and-polyester-resin-on-aluminum artwork from the 1969 Mesquite Western series by important, West Coast artist, Billy Al Bengston (b. 1934). Artwork: 23"W x 22"W. Authentication on reverse.
Bengston had his first one-man show at age 24 at the legendary Ferus Gallery, a mecca for young artists in Los Angeles, where he won instant acclaim. Select public collections: Phoenix Art Museum; Whitney Museum of American Art; Guggenheim Museum; Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Art Gallery of Ontario; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art