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Honky Tonk
  • Luis Alfonso Jimenez, artist
    1940–2006
    born: El Paso, Texas, United States ; died: Hondo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
    Landfall Press, publisher
  • Honky Tonk, 1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph, glitter
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 890 x 1265 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 1/16 x 49 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 38 x 53 x 2 in
    Weight: 27 lbs
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts and the Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0014
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Bar scene of dance floor with couples dancing. Men and women are wearing western clothing, including cowboy hats, western shirts, embellished jeans, and boots. A neon sign in the background reads “HONKY TONK” in red capital letters. Figures appear to sparkle due to glitter affixed to the sheet.