Nicholas Krushenick

American, b. 1929, New York, New York; d. 1999, New York, New York
Nicholas Krushenick


Nicholas Krushenick’s artwork blends the line between geometric abstract art and Pop Art. In the 1950s and 60s, Krushenick developed his mature style of art incorporating flat, bright, fluorescent and simplified forms outlined in black and painted in acrylic. Faster than Sunshine is one of the sixteen works commissioned for the Empire State Plaza Art Collection. The angle of the orange and blue psychedelic stripes of the work counters the angle of the lobby wall it is attached to in an Empire State Plaza agency building. By reversing the perspective, the central area of Faster than Sunshine appears to project itself towards the viewer.

Faster than Sunshine
Nicholas Krushenick, Faster than Sunshine



Title: Faster than Sunshine
Date: 1968
Medium: acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 108.5 x 216 inches
Accession Number: P68.3.3
Location: Agency Building 1







Empire State Plaza Art Collection


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