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Banshee Pearls
  • Kiki Smith
    born 1954
    born: Nuremburg, Germany ; active: United States
  • Banshee Pearls, 1991
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 580 x 765 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 580 x 765 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 13/16 x 30 1/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 31 3/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 6 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0090.02
Description
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Exhibitions

Collage of photographic style images: Four quadrants, each with different style head/face. Bottom right quadrant shows face of lines drawn suggesting muscle structure. Top left quadrant dreamy, side-profile head surrounded by black cloudy masses, with black hair falling downwards along left edge sheet. Black drips overall, seen as going upwards from bottom edge sheet.