Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Hen Eys Tru Ile
  • Peter Gourfain
    born 1934
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Hen Eys Tru Ile, 1993
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: handmade, ivory, fibrous japan
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 520 x 381 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 660 x 510 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 1/2 x 15 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 26 x 20 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0019
Label Text

Three by three grid arrangment of heads combined with hands, with center image hand only but with three full-length as three of fingers. The four corner heads are inhabited by signing hands that spell out F-E-A-R.