Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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History
  • Eric Avery
    born 1948
    born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • History, 1984
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Handmade paper with bark and twigs in
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 502 x 722 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 648 x 940 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 3/4 x 28 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 1/2 x 37 in
    Frame Dimensions: 32 1/4 x 40 1/4 x 3/4 in
    Weight: 14 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0011
Description
Literature

Appropriated Mexican paper cutout of five seated skeletons and a standing Satan and added names of five Latin American countries (Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatamala, Mexico) at top. The words "United States" encircle a skull and crossbones at bottom center.