Dyke Deck

Catherine Opie, American, born 1961

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about 1997

Playing cards with screenprint photographs with a clear case

Overall: 3 9/16 × 2 9/16 × 9/16 in. (9 × 6.5 × 1.5 cm)

Case: 3 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 11/16 in. (9.6 × 7 × 1.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk

2010.88.24

Publisher

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Mixed Media

Classification

Mixed Media

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in ink, left-edge side of case, center: Playing Cards; printed, in ink, bottom-edge side of case, center: Cathy Opie / MOCtA; printed, in ink, right-edge side of case, center: Dyke Deck

Course History

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II and III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2019

WGST 65.6, Radical Sexuality: Of Color, Wildness and Fabulosity, Eng-Beng Lim, Winter 2015

WGST 18, Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies, Eng-Beng Lim, Winter 2015

WGST 65, Queer Visual Culture, Gabriele Dietze, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 82, Rejecting the Diminutive: Small-Scale Art, the Viewer, and the Art World, Winnie Yoe, Class of 2014, Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 24-July 13, 2014.

"Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 22-December 6, 2015.

Publication History

Winnie Yoe, A Space for Dialogue 82, Rejecting the Diminutive: Small-Scale Art, the Viewer, and the Art World, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 4.

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, with contributions by Katherine Hart, Michael R. Taylor, John O'Reilly and James Tellin, Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, p. 101, no. 60.

Provenance

Purchased to benefit for the Audre Lorde Lesbian Health Care Clinic, Los Angeles from The Store, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; sold to John T. Kirk and Trevor J. Fairbrother, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, March 27, 1997; given to present collection, 2010.

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