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Being There
  • David Byrne
    born 1952
    born: Dumbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom ; active: United States
  • Being There, 2004
  • pencil on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 43.18 x 35.56 cm
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0018

Pencil outline suggesting the shape of a tree, with seven vertically-climbing branches rising from a gestural horizon line and trunk. Text suggesting ideas of tourism and place are listed above the branches, within the trunk, and below the horizon.