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Martin Wong (1946-1999)
Martin Wong (1946-1999)

Traffic Signs for the Hearing Impaired (Stop)

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Martin Wong (1946-1999)
Traffic Signs for the Hearing Impaired (Stop)
enamel on metal sign
30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.)
Executed in 1990. This work is a unique variant from an unnumbered edition and was created in collaboration with the Public Art Fund and the New York City Department of Transportation.
Provenance
Estate of the artist
P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibited
New York School for the Deaf, Martin Wong: Traffic Signs for the Hearing Impaired, July 1990-July 1991 (another example exhibited).
New York, Anne Plumb Gallery, Della Cova, 1991 (another example exhibited).
Normal, Illinois State University Galleries and New York, New Museum, Sweet Oblivion: The Urban Landscape of Martin Wong, January-September 1998, pp. 31 and 77 (another example exhibited and installation image illustrated).
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Martin Wong: Human Instamatic, November 2015-March 2016 (another example exhibited).
New York, Swiss Institute, READYMADES BELONG TO EVERYONE, June-September 2018 (another example exhibited).

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