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Graceland, Tennessee
  • Tseng Kwong Chi
    born: Hong Kong, China ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States, Canada, Japan
  • Graceland, Tennessee, 1979
  • East Meets West
  • Where object was made: Graceland, Tennessee, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 91.5 x 91.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 36 x 36 in
    Frame Dimensions: 37 1/2 x 37 1/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 16 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0147
Label Text

A man (the artist) stands before gates of Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion. He wears a Chairman Mao worker's suit, sunglasses, and an identification card that labels him as an "Art Alien." There are tall trees in the background.