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Song of Sentient Beings #1617

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Bill Jacobson's photographs of the nude body illustrate the ongoing influence of contemporary art movements on photographic creation. The influence of color-field, or stain, painting is evident in the large scale, abstractness, and flatness of Jacobson's nude. The ghostly shape floating in...

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Provenance

The artist; with Robert Klein Gallery, Boston; from whom purchased by MFA, March 2000.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. George R. Rowland, Sr.

Copyright

© Bill Jacobson, 1995

1995

Dimensions

Sheet: 101.6 x 127 cm (40 x 50 in.) Framed: 104.8 x 130.2 x 5.1 cm (41 1/4 x 51 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.584

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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