30 June - 1 July 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BETTY FREEMAN
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Gifford Myers (American, 20th Century)
"Modern Romance/A Matter of Style vs. Content"
signed, titled and dated '1985 GIFFORD MYERS "MODERN ROMANCE A MATTER OF STYLE VS. CONTENT" (on the side)
glaze and acrylic on ceramic
2¼ x 5 3/8 x 2½ in. (5.7 x 13.7 x 6.4 cm.)
Executed in 1985.
Acquired from the artist by the present owner, before 1992.
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gifford Meyers. Sculpture: Big World, Little Palaces and Remarks, 18 June-23 August 1992.
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