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Clyde Norbert (I am going to build an empire...)

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Clyde Norbert (I am going to build an empire...)

negative 1978, printed 1983

Jim Goldberg

American, born 1953

Gelatin silver print
14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Gift of Arnold Jolles
Provenance: The artist; [Equivalents Gallery, Seattle, Washington]; purchased from gallery by Arnold Jolles, Seattle, Washington, 1983; to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2016
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, 200 Photographs from the Museum Collection, Dec. 8, 1983 - Feb. 5, 1984. Text by Rod Slemmons. No cat. no.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Reverberations: Contemporary Art and Modern Classics, Dec. 22, 2022 - ongoing [on view Dec. 22, 2022 - June 11, 2023].
Published ReferencesGoldberg, Jim. Rich and Poor. New York: Random House, 1985; reproduced, n.p.

Goldberg, Jim. Rich and Poor. Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2013; reproduced, n.p.

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