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Metro Pictures, Inaugural Exhibition, Paper Invitation, 1980

Paper Invitation
7 1/2 × 7 1/2 in
19.1 × 19.1 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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American, b. 1947
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Canadian, 1945–2003
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British, b. 1951
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When Tom Lawson moved to New York in 1975 to paint, he quickly became associated with the Pictures …

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American, b. 1941
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American, b. 1953
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Richard Prince
American, b. 1949
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Though the quote “good artists borrow, great artists steal” is traditionally attributed to Pablo …

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Cindy Sherman
American, b. 1954
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Cindy Sherman established her reputation—and a novel brand of uncanny self-portraiture—with her “

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Cindy Sherman established her reputation—and a novel brand of uncanny self-portraiture—with her “Untitled Film Stills” (1977-80), a series of 69 photographs of the artist herself enacting female clichés of 20th-century pop culture. Though her work continually re-examines women’s roles in history and contemporary …

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Laurie Simmons
American, b. 1949
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Laurie Simmons’ engagement with non-human subjects ranges from her earlier works, in which she …

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James Welling
American, b. 1951
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James Welling has consistently pushed the limits of documentary and abstract photography, …

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James Welling has consistently pushed the limits of documentary and abstract photography, reinventing the medium in the process. Experimenting with materials such as draperies, pastry dough, and window screens, Welling’s abstract works play with dimension and color to engage the physiological capabilities of the human …

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Metro Pictures, Inaugural Exhibition, Paper Invitation, 1980

Paper Invitation
7 1/2 × 7 1/2 in
19.1 × 19.1 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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location
New York
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