An example of artful recycling in honor of Earth Day! To make Tuxedo Junction, Jay DeFeo reused fragments of a 1965 work called The Estocada. The earlier work was partially destroyed when she left her Fillmore Street studio.
Jay DeFeo (1929–1989), Tuxedo Junction, 1965/1974. Oil on paper mounted on Masonite (three parts), 48 3/4 × 32 1/2 in. (123.8 × 82.6 cm) each. Private collection. © 2013 The Jay DeFeo Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image courtesy The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley, CA. Photograph by M. Lee Fatherree