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The Pentacorn King
  • Mark Hosford
    born 1974
    born: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • The Pentacorn King, 2005
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • screen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 477 x 326 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 3/4 x 12 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 477 x 326 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 3/4 x 12 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of the KU Department of Visual Art, Printmaking Area
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0117
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Vertical image with varies images and symbols used within the pictorial space. There is one central figure, a small child with a yellow shirt and green pants; his exposed body is a black silhouette. The figure is standing on a blood, drawn pentagram. Behind the figure, silhouetted in a darker blue than the background, is an image of two unicorns back to back. Floating above the figure is a black, silhouetted shape with circular hoop surrounding it.