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IF I RULED THE WORLD

Photo: Pete Mauney

IF I RULED THE WORLD

2018

Jeffrey Gibson

Native American, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians/Cherokee, born 1972

Repurposed punching bag, acrylic felt, glass beads, metal jingles, artificial sinew, and nylon fringe
79 x 15 x 15 in.
Modern Art Acquisition Fund; by exchange, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Childe Hassam Fund; Sidney and Anne Gerber; Jan and Gardner Cowles; David Hoberman; Gordon Woodside; Ed Rossbach; Pat Klein and Stephen Wirtz Gallery; Gary Wiggs; Jerome D. Whalen; Karin Webster; Virginfia Zabriskie; Dinah James and the Diane Gilson Gallery; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Weyerhaeuser; Norman and Amelia Davis Collection; Mrs. Will Otto Bell; Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters Award in memory of Eustace P. Ziegler, 1969
2018.17
Provenance: The artist; [Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York]
Photo: Pete Mauney
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryNew York, Frieze, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., May 3 - 6, 2018.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Jeffrey Gibson: LIKE A HAMMER, Feb. 28 - May 12, 2019. [Exhibition organized by the Denver Art Museum and circulated to the Mississipi Museum of Art, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, and Seattle Art Museum; however, IF I RULED THE WORLD was shown only in Seattle.]

The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.