From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleKnight In White Satin
About this objectTwo hands reaching out for a face seen in profile. At the left corner is a man lifting his shirt over his head, his eyes seen between the shirt and his arm. One of the hands covers his chest. At the right corner is a classical sculpture of a nude man posing with his arms in a way that echoes the man on the left.
Medium and MaterialsDrypoint etching.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Knight in White Satinrecto: [pencil] Keithrecto: [pencil] June 1974verso: [pencil] 77:070:24recto of mat: [pencil] SMITH, KEITHrecto of mat: [pencil] 77:070:24
Measurements21.3 cm x 35 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 KeywordsSculpture
Subject and Association KeywordsSex
Subject and Association KeywordsEtching
Subject and Association KeywordsSexuality
Subject and Association KeywordsHands
Subject and Association KeywordsProfile
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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