From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleTwo Flying Figures Above a Floating Landscape
About this objectFigure lying on their side while two figures, clad in a shirt and underwear, fly overhead. The shadows of the three figures are cast on the green ‘ground’ of the image. The figure on their side is seen in negative while the two flying figures have more realistic coloring.
Place MadeRochester, NY
Medium and MaterialsDrypoint etching.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] two flying figures above a floating landscape / Keith / May 1976-verso: [pencil] 77:070:26recto of mat: [pencil] SMITH, KEITHrecto of mat: [pencil] 77:070:26
Measurements13.2 cm x 25 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 KeywordsFly
Subject and Association KeywordsShadows
Subject and Association KeywordsEtching
Subject and Association KeywordsGreen
Subject and Association KeywordsSurrealism
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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