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John Ahearn creates sculptures based on life casts he takes from people he meets in his neighborhood. Interested early in his career with making art that emerged from the community, Ahearn spent sixteen years living and working in the South Bronx (New York City), a predominately African-American...

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Provenance

The artist; with Brooke Alexander, New York, 1993; to MFA, Boston, 1993 Through funds provided by AT&T NEW ART/NEW VISIONS and the William E. Nickerson Fund

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by ATandT New Art / New Visions and the William E. Nickerson Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1992

Dimensions

82.6 x 61 x 24.8 cm (32 1/2 x 24 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.183

Medium or Technique

Acrylic on plaster

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture