AIDS Series / Geisha and Ghost Cat

Masami Teraoka, Japanese, born 1936

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1989-2002

Aquatint and sugar lift etching, spit bite, and direct gravure, printed from six copper plates in seventeen colors on handmade Sekishu Kozo paper

6/35

Overall: 27 1/2 x 19 13/16 in. (69.9 x 50.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from William Sleznick, by exchange

PR.2003.8

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

21st century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, bottom edge: 6/35 Masami Teraoka 1989-2002; Text: Couple: "Oh my! Suddenly an awesome ghost has appeared!!; Geisha: "Love, hurry up and put the condom on!!!! Please be careful, love, if you get snatched up by the ghost cat you are history--it will be the end of life."

Course History

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2014

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

COCO 2.3, ANTH 50.6, HIV/AIDS Through a Bio-social Lens: Thirty Years of a Modern Plague, Sienna Craig, Timothy Lahey, Spring 2015

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I-Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2014

FREN 7, French Graphic Novels, Annabelle Cone, Spring 2013

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, II, III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2013

ANTH 50, COCO 2, HIV/AIDS Through a Biosocial Lens: 30 Years of a Modern Plague, Sienna Craig, Timothy Lahey, Spring 2013

ENVS 80, Writing Our Way Home: The Writing That Sustains Us, Terry Tempest Williams, Spring 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Word and Image in Contemporary Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-August 4, 2013.

Global Flows, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts, September 6-November 18, 2012.

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 15-May 20, 2003.

Provenance

Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California; sold to present collection, 2003.

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