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For Herb - Happy Birthday
  • Jene Highstein
    born: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • For Herb - Happy Birthday, 1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • graphite, watercolor
  • Paper Type: cardstock
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15.6 x 11.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0050
Label Text

This is an abstract work. In the center of the paper is an oval cylinder drawn with graphite outlines and then filled in with dense gouache.

On the back of the paper is a photograph of Jene Highstein’s sculpture Blonde. The printed caption reads: Jene Highstein, Blonde, 5’5” x 5’2”, elm, 1985. Courtesy: Michael Klein.