Mammy Under Undue Influence

Joyce J. Scott, American, born 1948

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2007

Blown, cast and lampworked glass, beadwork (peyote stitch)

Overall: 27 9/16 x 8 11/16 x 7 7/8 in. (70 x 22 x 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund

2007.51

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, inside bottom edge, in silver ink: Joyce J. Scott 2007

Course History

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

REL 7, Dark Goddesses and Black Madonnas, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

HIST 6.3, AAAS 88.2, WGST 38.2, Women and Gender in the African Diaspora, Rashauna Chenault, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Made in the Middle: Constructing Black Identities across the African Diaspora, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology 3, Winter 2015, Chelsey Kivland, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2014-March 15,2015.

A Space for Dialogue 79, Traditional Connections / Contemporary Practice, Nicole Gilbert, MALS 2015, Hood Exhibition Coordinator, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 26, 2013 - January 19. 2014.

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.

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009

Publication History

Nicole Gilbert, A Space for Dialogue 79, Traditional Connections / Contemporary Practice, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 1.

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.133, no.106.

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 334, plate 116.

Provenance

The artist; sold to present collection, 2007.

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