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"My Personal Tastes Vary from Those of the Curators"
  • Elmer Simms Campbell
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: White Plains, New York, United States
  • "My Personal Tastes Vary from Those of the Curators", circa 1961
  • published in Esquire magazine, July 1961
  • Where object was made: United States
  • charcoal, graphite, pencil
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 51.8 x 36.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 3/8 x 14 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0781
Label Text

Two male figures on the left side, with their backs to the viewer, looking at images of nude females. There is a tin pail on the floor behind the men. There are works of art on the wall in the background. Blue pencil.