Provenance : Cordier & Ekstrom Gallery, New York, to 19 November 1964
Provenance : Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 19 November 1964-17 May 1966
Provenance : Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Exhibition History : CORDIER & EKSTROM GALLERY, New York. "Romare Bearden Projections," 6-24 October 1964, no. 12, ill.
Exhibition History : ART GALLERY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Albany. "Romare Bearden: Paintings and Projections," 25 November-22 December 1968, no. 6, ill.
Exhibition History : MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual," 25 March-7 June 1971, no. 9, colorplate, p. 6. TOUR: NATIONAL COLLECTION OF FINE ARTS, Washington, DC, 16 July-12 September; UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, 25 October-5 December; PASADENA ART MUSEUM, California, 20 December 1971-30 January 1972.
Exhibition History : HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, ill. 799, p. 536, p. 663.
Exhibition History : INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART. "Perceptions of the Spirit in Twentieth Century American Art," 20 September-27 November 1977, no. 52, pp. 23, 96, ill. p. 97. TOUR: UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, 20 December-12 February 1978; MARION KOOGLER MCNAY ART INSTITUTE, San Antonio, 5 March-16 April; COLUMBUS GALLERY OF FINE ARTS, Ohio, 10 May-19 June.
Exhibition History : ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM VISUAL ART CENTER, Louisiana. "The Rhythm of Life: Selected Works by Bearden, Gwathmey, and Lawrence," 25 January-30 March 1984. Tour: GREATER LAFAYETTE MUSEUM OF ART, Indiana, 7 April-15 June.
Exhibition History : MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Primitivism in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern," 19 September 1984-15 January 1985. TOUR: DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 23 February-19 May 1985; DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 15 June-8 September 1985.
Exhibition History : SMITHSONIAN CASTLE BUILDING, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Castle Exhibition I," 27 March-27 September 1986, no cat.
Exhibition History : NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "The Art of Romare Bearden," 14 September 2003-4 January 2004. Tour: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 7 February-16 May; DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART, 20 June-12 September (San Francisco venue only).
Exhibition History : TATE LIVERPOOL. "Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic," 29 January-25 April 2010.
Published References : ASHTON, DORE. "Romare Bearden Projections," Quandrum 17 (1964), p. 101, ill.
Published References : FINE, ELSA H. The Afro-American Artist: A Search for Identity (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973), colorplate 18, p. 164.
Published References : WASHINGTON, M. BUNCH. The Art of Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual (New York: Abrams, 1973), colorplate 7.
Published References : LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), ill. 799, p. 536, p. 663.
Published References : FUNDABURK, EMMA LILIA and MARY DOUGLASS FOREMAN. Art in the Environment in the United States (Luverne, Alabama: Emma Lila Fundaburk, 1975), ill. 295.
Published References : LEWIS, SAMELLA. Art: African American (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978), p. 117, ill. no. 96, p. 116.
Published References : SELZ, PETER. Pictorial History of Modern Art (New York: Abrams, 1979), ill.
Published References : TROOP, MIRIAM. A Panorama of American Art (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1979), ill.
Published References : CLEAVER, DALE G. Art: An Introduction, 4th ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovick, c1984), fig. 19-70. [5th edition: fig. 19-14, p. 377.]
Published References : DILLENBERGER, JOHN. The Visual Arts and Christianity in America (New York: Crossroad, c1985?), plate 168.
Published References : UNSIGNED. World History: Traditions and New Directions (Menlo Park, California: Addison-Wesley), unit nine, ill.
Published References : RUSSELL, STELLA PANDELL. Art in the World, 3rd ed. (Chicago: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989), fig. 43, p. 33.
Published References : DUPRE, LOUIS, and DON E. SALIERS, eds. Christian Spirituality (New York: Crossroad, 1989), fig. 16, p. 393.
Published References : UNSIGNED. "What Becomes a Legend?," Transition 55 (1992), ill. p. 65.
Published References : NEMETT, BARRY. Images, Objects, and Ideas (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992), ill. 196, p. 154.
Published References : NEWLIN, JON. "How to Improve the Art in the Capitol," Roll Call (8 April 1993), ill. p. 36.
Published References : CUNNINGHAM, LAWRENCE, S. and JOHN J. REICH. Culture and Values, vol. 11, 3rd ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1994), fig. 18.15, p. 462.
Published References : CRAVEN, WAYNE. American Art: History and Culture (Madison, Wisconsin: Brown & Benchmark, 1994), fig. 36.8, p. 551.
Published References : UNSIGNED. "The Harvard Guide to African-American History," Humanities 15 (May/June 1994), ill. p. 19.
Published References : FELDMAN, EDMUND BURKE. The Artist: A Social History, 2nd ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995), ill. p. 217.
Published References : LEWIS, RICHARD and SUSAN I. LEWIS. The Power of Art (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995), fig. 4-11, p. 83.
Published References : CRUZ, AMADA. "Romare Bearden," in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996), p. 114, ill.
Published References : JANSON, H.W. and ANTHONY F. JANSON. History of Art for Young People, 5th ed. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997), no. 487, p. 541.
Published References : MATTHEWS, ROY T. and F. DEWITT PLATT. The Western Humanities, 3rd ed. (Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1997), fig. 21.11, p. 557.
Published References : MERCER, KOBENA, ed. Cosmopolitan Modernisms (London: Institute of International Visual Arts/Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2005), ill. pp. 136-137.
Accession Number : 66.410
Type : Collage
See more items in : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School : African-American Figuration
Credit Line : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Medium : Photomechanical reproductions, paint, and graphite on board
Dimensions : 9 1/8 x 12 in. (23.2 x 30.5 cm)
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