Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Widow
  • Peregrine Honig, artist
    born 1976
    born: San Francisco, California, United States
    Landfall Press, printer
    Peggy Noland, reading glove, designer
    born: Independence, Missouri, United States
    Jimmy Carl Black, musician
    active: United States
  • Widow, 2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • commercial offset lithograph, audio cd, glove, glove case
  • Paper Type: glossy
  • Object Height/Width: 26.03 x 32.38 cm 167 pages
    Object Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 12 3/4 in 167 pages
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0051.a-d
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Magazine cover with barcode on bottom left corner. In the center of image we see a woman in a reflective silver dress with a fur scarf. There are three humming birds, one on her right wrist (center bottom), second next to her face (center left), third (bottom right corner). Attached to these birds are thin pieces of red twine. The word, "Widow" is located (top center) above the woman’s head. The background is a Victorian wallpaper pattern.

White and gold glove designed by Peggy Nolan in cardstock case with text by Peregrine Honig.