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Actors as Girls on Travels
  • Kathleen Shanahan
    born 1947
    born: Owosso, Michigan, United States
  • Actors as Girls on Travels, 1991
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 535 x 740 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 572 x 764 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21 1/16 x 29 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 30 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum, Lawrence Lithography Workshop Archive
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0257

Three large scale figures across a busy background of jumbled images, including Mt. Fuji in the upper right quadrant. Figures are at left side: baby wrapped in nosegay, at center, flexing blonde woman (resembling Madonna wearing a Jean Paul Gaultier corset during her Blond Ambition Tour) in bustier/leotard with hanging garter snaps, and at right side, Japanese folded-paper doll. At bottom left quadrant, red triangle with Japanese children and dolls and gold text "ACTORS AS GIRLS ON TRAVELS."