Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Ron Pippin, American

Book (hummingbird)

1998

Found and altered book with dead hummingbird, ribbons, fabric, and red ink

17.5 x 15 x 3.5 cm (6 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.219
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Allan Chasanoff from Sherry Frumkin gallery 5/6/1999

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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