Title of Work
Date of Work
Acrylic on canvas
Art & Design Study Collection
Displayed: Fourth floor, Administration hallway, next to the Office of the Dean
School of Medicine & Health Sciences Building
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.