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Untitled (Hand)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Untitled (Hand)

Artist: Francis Alÿs (Belgian, born 1959)
Date: 2002
Medium: Oil and pencil, collage on mylar and stencil
Dimensions:
Frame: 11 1/8 x 13 7/8 x 1 in. (28.3 x 35.2 x 2.5 cm.)
Image: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from The Buddy Taub Foundation, 2004.25
Accession number: 2004.25
Classification: work on paper
In Collection(s)
Label TextFrancis Alys's early career as an architect continues to inform his eclectic body of work, which includes film, video, photography, drawing, painting, and performance. This mixed-media drawing on Mylar depicts his typical approach to drawing with placement of the human figure within a nebulous landscape. Source: News, April May June, 2005.
SignedF. Alÿs (l,r graphite)
entirely unexpected