Tightrope: Infatuation

Elias Sime, Ethiopian, born 1968



Reclaimed electronic components on panel

Overall: 91 1/2 × 142 1/2 in. (232.4 × 362 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund and the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund

© Elias Sime. Courtesy James Cohan, New York.



Place Made: Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa


21st century

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Research Area



Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 216, ill. plate no. 147.


James Cohan Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2016.

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