Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Grain prices, Cheney, Kansas, June 2012
  • Larry Schwarm
    born 1944
    born: Greensburg, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Grain prices, Cheney, Kansas, June 2012, 2012
  • Where object was made: Cheney, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States
  • inkjet print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 40.7 x 61 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 x 24 in
    Frame Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Courtesy of artist
  • On view: Perkins Central Court, 317, N3
  • EL2018.043
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Mobile App Exhibition Label:
"Larry Schwarm: Kansas Farmers", 11-Aug-2018
“A farmer is the biggest gambler in the world. Scarcity drives supply, and prices are highest when a farmer probably has the least chance to successfully produce” (p. 38). Farmers make difficult decisions which have widespread and long-term implications. Their decisions are based on careful consideration of economic and growing conditions. Tap the web icon to learn more about how farmers make critical decisions.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about this work, turn to pages 38 and 39 in the exhibition catalog (available in the galleries).