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Untitled (Head and Torso)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Untitled (Head and Torso)

Artist: William Bailey (American, 1930 - 2020)
Date: 1983
Medium: pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 22 7/8 × 18 1/8 × 2 1/4 in. (58.1 × 46 × 5.7 cm.)
Image (visual): 14 3/4 × 10 3/4 in. (37.5 × 27.3 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Bequest of Dwight Kirsch to the John K. Kirsch Memorial Collection, 1983.56
Accession number: 1983.56
Classification: work on paper
In Collection(s)
Label TextBailey was born in Council Bluffs in 1930 and attended the University of Kansas before transferring to Yale University where he earned his B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees. During most of the 1960's he taught at Indiana University. then moved on to teach at Yale. Source: Bulletin, November-December, 1984
SignedBailey 1983 (l/r, pencil)
Exhibition History"From Body to Being: Reflections on the Human Image," Des Moines Art Center, Feb. 1 - May 4, 1997

"The Homecoming Exhibition," organized by the Iowa Arts Council (circulated to: Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Oct. 20 - Dec. 10, 1986; Charles H. MacNider Museum, Mason City, Ia., Feb. 14 - Mar. 22, 1987; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Ia., Apr. 12 - May 10, 1987; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Ia., Aug. 14 - Sept. 13, 1987; The Blanden Memorial Art Meseum, Fort Dodge, Ia., Sept. 27 - Nov. 1, 1987; Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Ia., Nov. 8 - Jan. 3, 1988)
Published ReferencesDES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, a catalog of selections from the permanent collection published in 1985, cat. ref. p.28 (not reproduced)
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