Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Matthew Day Jackson
    born 1974
    born: Panorama City, California, United States
  • colophon, 2015–2016
  • There Will Come Soft Rains
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 603 x 450 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23 3/4 x 17 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 688 x 521 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 27 1/16 x 20 1/2 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 610 x 457 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 24 x 18 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0024.01

This is a black-and-white page of photographs, illustrations, and text. It is drawing attention to nature continuing to exist after humans have gone and is highly critical of humanity. Topics on this page include alien invasion, epidemics, nuclear war, and overpopulation.