Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Rainbow
  • Lou Bernstein
    1911–2005
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Boca Raton, Florida, United States ; active: United States
  • Rainbow, 1969
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24 x 30.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/16 x 12 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0063
Description
Literature
Exhibitions

Middle-aged African American male stands before large panelled door in brick wall. He is visible, above waist, both arms flung out, head back, eyes closed with grimace: could be ecstasy or despair. Clothes tattered, wears cloth cap.