Alan Shields

American, 1944-2005

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Alan Shields

American, 1944-2005

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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Dieu Donné
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Dieu Donné
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
2018 Survey of Dieu Donné Art in Paper: Selections from the Archive,
Dieu Donné
2015
MATERIALS / ABSTRACTION,
Owen James Gallery
2013
Alan Shields,
Cherry and Martin

A prominent and idiosyncratic figure in the New York art world of the 1970s, Alan Shields made …

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A prominent and idiosyncratic figure in the New York art world of the 1970s, Alan Shields made vibrant collages from scraps of cloth, un-stretched canvas, rope, beads, wood, and pipe cleaners, staining the stitched and woven surfaces of his three-dimensional paintings with dye. Shields grew up on a farm in Kansas, …

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