Jungle Gym (Jungle Gym Jungle)

Justine Kurland, American, born 1969



Chromogenic color print

7/8 (plus 2 Artist's Proofs)

Image: 30 1/16 × 40 1/16 in. (76.3 × 101.7 cm)

Frame: 31 1/16 × 41 1/8 in. (78.9 × 104.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisition Fund

© Justine Kurland



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, on reverse, on label, lower center, in blue ink: J. Kurland

Course History

ENVS 80, Writing Our Way Home, Terry Tempest Williams, Spring 2012

SART 30, Photography II, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2014

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

ANTH 50.17, Rites of Passage, Sienna Craig, Spring 2020

Writing Program 5.01, Experience and Education: Students, Teachers, Institutions, and the Power of Learning, Francine A'Ness, Winter 2023

Geography 7.02, Into the Wild, Coleen Fox, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Focus on Photography, Works from 1950 to Today, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-March 8, 2009.

Justine Kurland, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand, October 16-November 9, 2002.

Justine Kurland, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium, October 25-Novemeber 24, 2001.

Justine Kurland, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan, July 11-September 13, 2003.

Justine Kurland, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, June 28-September 14, 2002.

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-September 19, 2004.

Publication History

J. Kelsey, et al. Justine Kurland: Spirit West (Paris: Coromandel Design, 2001), repr. in color, n.p.

Emily Shubert Burke, Focus on Photography, Works for 1950 to Today, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p. 16-17, no. 38.

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.206, no.262.


The artist; Gorney, Bravin + Lee, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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