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LARRY RIVERS (b. 1923)
LARRY RIVERS (b. 1923)

Throwaway Dress: New York to Nairobi

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LARRY RIVERS (b. 1923) Throwaway Dress: New York to Nairobi oil and burlap collage on shaped canvas--unframed 46 1/8 x 78 in. (117.2 x 198.2 cm.) Painted in 1967
Provenance
Marlborough Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York.
Literature
S. Hunter, Larry Rivers, New York, 1969, p. 49 (illustrated in color, pl. 207).
Exhibited
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, December 1967-February 1968, no. 119.

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Throwaway Dress: New York to Nairobi is part of Rivers' late 1960s Africa series, which was inspired by trips to the continent with filmmaker Pierre Gaisseau in 1967 and 1968.

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