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Acrylic on canvas board
Art & Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: WS_01, Box PAINTINGS B
UND Art Collections Repository
Born in Brooklyn, New York, James Smith Pierce received his PhD in art history from Harvard University. During his career as a professor, Pierce also became an accomplished artist, whose artworks were included in important exhibitions (including a show on land art at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC) and books on contemporary earthworks and site-specific sculpture. Pierce was also a photographer, exhibition curator, and art collector.
Abstract geometric depiction of a sword eater, blue and red background with pink outline of a body and gold outlined sword.