Dismuke

Amir Nour, Sudanese, born 1939
Modern Art Foundry, Inc.

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1972

Bronze

Overall: 17 5/16 × 4 7/8 × 6 1/2 in. (44 × 12.4 × 16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund, the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund, the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund, and the William B. and Evelyn F. Jaffe (58, 60, & 63) Fund

2005.15

Geography

Place Made: Sudan, Eastern Africa, Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Africa

Not on view

Inscriptions

Modern Art Foundry, Astoria, New York

Exhibition History

Amir Nour: Brevity in the Soul of Wit, Bait Al Serkal, Arts Area, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2016-January 9, 2017.

Arts et Cultures D'Afrique Noire, Maison de la Culture Andre Malraux, Reims, France, 1978.

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 1976.

Collectanea: The Museum as Hunter and Gatherer, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21, 2005-February 12, 2006.

Global Contemporary: A Focus on Africa; Dorothy and Churchill Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

The Sculpture of Amir Nour, French American Center for the Arts in Paris, France, June 2001.

Publication History

Salah Hassan, Contemporary, African Art and Aesthetic: Towards a Critical Understanding, in Africana Studies and Research Center Newsletter, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring 1992, Cornell University.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.103, no.77.

Provenance

Artist; sold to Joseph Beale, Chicago, Illinois via Eva Maddox Associates, late 1970's; sold to present collection, 2005.

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