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Portrait with Scissors and Nightclub
  • David Salle
    born 1952
    born: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • Portrait with Scissors and Nightclub, 1987
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 458 x 610 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 619 x 750 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 1/16 x 24 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 3/8 x 29 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 30 x 36 1/4 x 3/4 in
    Weight: 10 lbs
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts and the Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0011

Color woodblocks have been used to create two images on top of one another. The darker, less prominent image is of several men in a nightclub, and the color image is a woman holding scissors.