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Les Demoiselles d'Alabama: Vestidas

Photo: Nathaniel Willson

Les Demoiselles d'Alabama: Vestidas

1985

Robert Colescott

American, 1925 - 2009

Acrylic on canvas
96 x 92 in. (233.6 x 233.6 cm)
General Acquisition Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Art Acquisition Fund, Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund, and Patricia Denny Art Acquisition Fund
2016.12
Provenance: The artist; [Semaphore Gallery, New York]; purchased by Hanford Yang, Edison, New Jersey, September 1986
Photo: Nathaniel Willson
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryNew York, New York, Semaphore East Gallery, Les Demoiselles D’Alabama, 1986.

San Jose, California, San Jose Museum of Art, Robert Colescott: A Retrospective, 1975-1986, organized by the Art Museum Association of America, Apr. 5 - May 31, 1987 (Cincinnati, Ohio, Contemporary Arts Center, Sept. 11 - Nov. 7, 1987; Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art, Jan. 12 - Feb. 28, 1988; Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Mar. 18 - May 8, 1988; Akron, Ohio, Akron Art Museum, June 18 - Aug. 14, 1988; Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma, Museum of Art, Sept. 10 - Nov. 5, 1988; Houston, Texas, Contemporary Arts Museum, Dec. 3, 1988 - Jan. 28, 1989; New York, New York, The New Museum, Feb. 25 - Apr. 22, 1989; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, May 20 - July 15, 1989). Text by Lowery S. Sims and Mitchell D. Kahan. Fig. 21, reproduced pp. 16 and 31.

Kansas City, Missouri, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration, Apr. 7 - June 18, 2000 (San Jose, California, San Jose Museum of Art, Sept. 3 - Oct. 29, 2000). No cat. no., pp. 39, 67, reproduced fig. 48.

Barcelona, Spain, Fundación Caixa Catalunya, El humor y la rabia: cinco pintores contemporáneos de Estados Unidos, Jan. 30 - Apr. 23, 2001. No cat. no., pp. 6, 127, reproduced p. 49.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, Feb. 15 - May 13, 2018. Text by Catharina Manchanda. No cat. no., p. 35, reproduced pl. 7.

Cincinnati, Ohio, Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, Sept. 20, 2019 - Jan. 12, 2020 (Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Feb. 15 - May 17, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Cultural Center, June 20 - Sept. 27, 2020; Akron, Ohio, Akron Art Museum, Oct. 25, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021). Text by Matthew Weseley and Lowery Stokes Sims. No cat. no., pp. 117, 240, reproduced fig. 23.

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