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Demoiselles d'Avignon de San Ygnacio
  • Eric Avery
    born 1948
    born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • Demoiselles d'Avignon de San Ygnacio, 1984
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Chiri
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 582 x 558 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 728 x 635 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0190
Label Text
Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Corpus - Project Redefine: Phase 2", 11-Apr-2012
In this print, artist and physician Eric Avery appropriates Pablo Picasso’s painting of women in a brothel, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, transplanting the locale to his southern border town of San Ygnacio, Texas. This image serves as a commentary on mortality with particular emphasis on the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.


Exhibition Label:
"Corpus," Apr-2012, Kris Ercums
In this print, artist and physician Eric Avery appropriates Pablo Picasso’s painting of women in a brothel, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, transplanting the locale to his southern border town of San Ygnacio, Texas. This image serves as a commentary on mortality with particular emphasis on the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.