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The Kernal Encounters a Swarm of Crickets

The Kernal Encounters a Swarm of Crickets

1983

Gaylen Hansen

American, born 1921

Oil on canvas
71 1/2 x 83 in. (181.61 x 210.82 cm)
Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund and gift of Byron W. Todd in memory of his wife Patricia Todd
88.99
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Freeing the Figure", November 5, 2009 - November 28, 2010

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Weird and Whimsical: Northwest Art from the Permanent Collection", January 4, 2001 - October 14, 2001

Pullman, Washington, Washington State University Museum of Art, "Gaylen Hansen
Three Decades of Paintings", February 16, 2007 - April 8, 2007

Pullman, Washington, Washington State University Museum of Art, "Gaylen Hansen: The Paintings of a Decade", 10/14/85 - 11/17/85 Seattle Art Museum, 11/26/85 - 2/2/86 Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 3/29/86 - 6/1/86 The Art Msueum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 7/3/86 - 8/15/86 Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Oregon, 9/12/86 - 10/19/86 San Jose Museum of Art, 11/15/86 - 1/11/87 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Cultural Affairs Dept., 1/27-3/1/87 (10/14/1985 - 03/01/1987)

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Views and Visions in the Pacific Northwest" (06/07/1990 - 09/02/1990)
Published ReferencesKangas, Matthew, "Return to the Viewer: Selected Art Reviews", Midmarch Arts Press, 2011, pg. 102

Darling, Michael et al. "Betty Bowen Award: Thirty Years." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 2009, illus. p. 8

Platt, Susan. "Paradigms and Paradoxes: Nature, Morality and Art in America," in Art Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2 (Art and Ecology), Summer 1992, pp. 85-88, illus. p. 88, fig. 6

Johns, Barbara. "Modern Art from the Pacific Northwest in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1990, no. 28, p. 32

"Public Invited to Meet Honors Award Artist Gaylen Hansen at Fairwood Library Dedication," in The ARTS, Newsletter of the King County Arts Commission, (May 1987), vol. 16, no. 5 (reproduced)

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