Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1930-2010

Title of Work

Big Blanket

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Date of Work

1996

Medium

Acrylic on canvas

Signature

On back

Height

18"

Width

24"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith 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.

Figure sleeping in a bed with a blue and yellow checkered blanket.

Condition

Excellent

Condition Notes

Framed wood floater frame.

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