"The Magic Finger" (Self Portrait with Pointing Finger)

Sonia Landy Sheridan, American, 1925 - 2021

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1970

Copy art; 3M Color-In-Color I on paper

Overall: 8 1/2 × 10 7/8 in. (21.6 × 27.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist

MIS.2004.84.565

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Digital and New Media

Classification

Digital and New Media

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, on reverse lower left: Sonia Sheridan; inscribed and dated, in graphite, on reverse lower center: "The Magic Finger" - 1970; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse lower right: 3-1

Course History

PORT 8, Brazilian Portraits, Carlos Minchillo, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

The Art of Sonia Landy Sheridan, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10, 2009-January 3, 2010.

Publication History

Transmediale 2013, BWPWAP, Haus der Welt der Kulturen, Berlin, 2013: ill. p. 307.

Sonia Landy Sheridan, Patterns in the Flow, 2005, no page number; Sonia Landy Sheridan, Generative Systems & Generative Art, Liverpool: Liverpool School of the Performing Arts John Moores University, 1998, cover image; Gemma Cowan, Sonia Landy Sheridan: A Gender-ative Introduction to the Copy/Artist/Machine Dissertation, London: School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck College, University of London, 2004, p. 43.

Helene E. Roberts, Ed., Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation, Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge of Taylor & Francis, December 2006, 427 pp., B&W Cover ill., Color ill. p. 329, B&W ill. p. 351.

Diane Kirkpatrick, Katherine Hart, Mary Flanagan, The Art of Sonia Landy Sheridan, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, University Press of New England, 2009, ill, p. 53, Cat. No. 54

Provenance

The artist, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Sonia Landy Sheridan - Diane Kirkpatrick Hood Inventory List #339: 3M Color-In-Color I: "The Magic Finger" (Self Portrait with pointing finger) 1970

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