Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1930-2010

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Date of Work

2004

Medium

Art Folder

Height

11"

Width

8 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_001_J

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. James Smith Pierce sorted through his many 8.5" X 11 " drawings, graded them (either A, B, or C) and placed them in folders for possible use in future projects. Additional information provided by Carol Smyers, 2019.

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