Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1930-2010

Title of Work

Sphinx

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Date of Work

2002

Medium

Watercolor, oil pastel

Height

12"

Width

16"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: S04

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.

Abstract black, gray and white

Condition

Excellent

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