Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Arty Fact
  • Roger Shimomura
    born 1939
    born: Seattle, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Arty Fact, 1971
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color screen print on adhesive decal, instructions, envelope
  • Paper Type: adhesive decal
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 117 x 177 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 4 5/8 x 6 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 139 x 190 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0032.a,b,c
Catalogue raisonné

a: Decal printed with a floating ear of corn and shadow below. Red lettering above the corn read: ARTY FACT
b: Envelop embossed with a circle of text around a rainbow and farmer, the text reads: KANART G.R.G. #3648-5038
c: Typed sheet of directions, reads: Soak decal in warm water for 14 seconds. Decal goes on either way./ EITHER press decal face down on inside glass surface. Blot out from center with dry cloth. Gently peel backing paper./ OR slide decal from backing paper onto any surface. Blot off any excess water.