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Artist: Whitfield Lovell, American, born 1959

Ode

1999

Mixed media on wood with chairs

297.18 × 182.88 × 149.86 cm (117 × 72 × 59 in.)
panels overall: 297.18 × 182.88 × 5.4 cm (117 × 72 × 2 1/8 in.)
left panel: 295.91 × 94.3 × 5.08 cm (116 1/2 × 37 1/8 × 2 in.)
right panel: 292.1 × 105.73 × 5.08 cm (115 × 41 5/8 × 2 in.)
Katharine Ordway Fund
2000.56.1a-d
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 127, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 334, pl. 319.

Pamela Franks and Robert E. Steele, Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010), 13, 45, ill.

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