© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.189
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
the tight rope
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1968
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
58.42 x 58.42 cm (23 x 23 in.)
frame: 80.3 x 78.9 x 3.2 cm (31 5/8 x 31 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Corita
  • (not assigned): Printed text reads: T / HIGH WIRE ARTISTS // INTRODUCING THE MOST DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS FEATS EVER DEVISED BY HUMAN INGENUITY. // for freedom demands infinitely more care and devotion than any other political system. A. Stevenson
  • inscription: l.l.: 68-69-50
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #68-50
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.189
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), pp. 6, 302, 305, cat. 86, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, 02/13/2016 - 04/13/2016

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