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Barry Cohen (1934 - 1990)
SOLDIER VALENTINE CONSTRUCTION, 'CIRCA' 1985
found objects, pins and paper collage on wood, in artist's chosen frame
Framed: 17 3/8 by 17 3/8 by 2 3/4 in. (44.1 by 44.1 by 7 cm.)
Executed 'circa' 1985.
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Provenance

Collection of the Artist
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Allan Stone Gallery, 'Barry Cohen: Constructions and Collages,' April 1987
New York, Allan Stone Projects, 'Sorcery & Craft,' January - February 2017

Catalogue Note

Barry Cohen lived and worked in Greenwich Village, New York and is mostly known for his assemblage and collage skills. Cohen received a BFA from Syracuse University in 1956, and then went on to receive an MFA from Yale University in 1960. The artist held a position teaching at Yale University, Silvermine College of Fine Arts, Connecticut, and the School of Visual Arts, New York. He has had six solo shows at the Allan Stone Gallery, and his work features in many important permanent collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Yale University Art Gallery.

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