Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Kabuki Party
  • Roger Shimomura, artist
    born 1939
    born: Seattle, Washington, United States ; active: United States
    Tom Moore, printer
    born 1943
    born: Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
    Print Society of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, publisher
  • Kabuki Party, 1988
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • color screen print
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 304 x 610 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 15/16 x 24 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 660 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 26 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 32 in
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0033
Catalogue raisonné

Two faces: on left, an Asian male with red face paint; on right, woman with yellow hair (identified as Marilyn Monroe). Behind the man’s face is a rice cooker and to the right of Marilyn is a tube of red lipstick. A pink brush stroke runs behind both faces and in front of and below Marilyn.