From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleMemorials Through an Empty House…
About this objectParts of nude male bodies trapped in the walls, ceiling, and floor of large empty rooms. The rugs of the rooms have an eye in a triangle as well as a pattern that suggests a large anus.
Place MadeRochester, NY
Medium and MaterialsDrypoint etching.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Memories through an empty house… / drypoint / Keith / September 1976 / printed 13 November 1976
verso: [pencil] 77:070:28
recto of mat: [pencil] SMITH, KEITH
recto of mat: [pencil] 77:070:22
Measurements40.5 cm x 50.4 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionKeith Smith (b. 1938) is an American artist and educator best known for his prolific and innovative bookmaking. Smith was born in Tipton, Indiana and holds degrees from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology. He has taught at the Art Institute of Chicago and Visual Studies Workshop and is the author of textbooks on book theory and bookmaking.
Subject and Association KeywordsKeith Smith
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsMale Nude
Subject and Association KeywordsHouse
Subject and Association KeywordsEtching
Subject and Association KeywordsSexuality
Subject and Association KeywordsSurrealism
Subject and Association Keywordsbody imagery
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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