Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1930-2010

Title of Work

Artiste - Peintre

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Date of Work

1997

Medium

Acrylic on canvas

Signature

On back

Height

31"

Width

16"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: 234_W01

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

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.

Blue figure with paintbrush bristles for hair on a green background.

Condition

Excellent

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