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Gary Simmons

Black Chalkboard (Double Grin)

Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons

Black Chalkboard (Double Grin)

Black Chalkboard (Double Grin)

Gary Simmons

b. 1964

Black Chalkboard (Double Grin)


chalk and fixative on slate painted fiberboard, in artist's frame

48 by 60 by 3 1/4 in. 121.9 by 152.4 by 8.3 cm.

Executed in 1993.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There is a light brown diagonal abrasion along the center of the right edge, likely inherent to the time of execution and the artist’s chosen medium. A light dust has settled along the lower edge of the artist’s chosen frame. Framed in the artist’s chosen frame.


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Metro Pictures, New York
Collection of Joel and Nancy Portnoy, New York (acquired from the above)
Christie's, New York, 14 November 2007, Lot 439
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, No Place (Like Home), March - June 1997, p. 80, illustrated
Princeton University Art Museum, Extended Loan, 2016 - October 2020