"Heater" (1964)

"Heater," 1964
Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches
Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Purchased with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee
Courtesy McKee Gallery, New York

"I think I remembered kind of feeling the joy of being able to paint anything. At that time I painted a lot of different objects. Things that turned on, like my hotplate and the lamps. Things that I had...pretty much everything I had in the studio."

- Vija Celmins