Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1944-2007

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Date of Work

1978

Medium

Postcard

Height

4"

Width

6"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_012_B

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Norman B. Colp was born in 1944 in New York, NY and passed away in 2007. He is best known for his photography skills, photographic artist's book, and a publicly installed poem titled The Commuter's Lament-A Close Shave commissioned by the NYC MTA. This poem is mounted in sections on the overhead beams at the 42nd St. station to the Times Square subway station.

Additional Information

Artists' Postcards Series II

Postcard contains 16 photographs of smoke stacks spewing out steam on a blue sky.

UND Art Collections owns 89 copies of this postcard.


Postcard Reverse


Text in upper left hand corner of postcard:

Norman B. Colp

Steam: My View fro P.S.1 (a flip-book)

Photographs

© Artists' Postcards 1978, N.Y.C.


Text in top center of postcard:

Artists' Postcards Logo


Text in bottom left of postcard:

Exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, Fall 1978


Four address lines are located on the bottom right side of the postcard.

Condition

Very good

Rights

Images are provided for educational purposes only and may not be reproduced for commercial use. Images may be protected by artist copyright. A credit line is required to be used for any public non-commercial educational purpose. The credit line must include, “Image courtesy of the University of North Dakota.”

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