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Shadows of the Field

Artist:
Thornton Dial (American, Emelle, Alabama 1928–2016 McCalla, Alabama)
Date:
2008
Medium:
String, twine, synthetic cotton batting, wood, burlap, sheet metal, cloth rags, nails, staples, and enamel on canvas on wood
Dimensions:
79 in. × 8 ft. 9 in. × 5 in. (200.7 × 266.7 × 12.7 cm)
Classifications:
Paintings, Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.548.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© Thornton Dial
Not on view
William S. Arnett, Atlanta (2008–10; his gift in 2010 to Souls Grown Deep); Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Atlanta (2010–14; their gift to MMA)

Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," February 25–May 15, 2011, no. 10 (lent by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation).

New Orleans Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," February 26–May 20, 2012, no. 10.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," July 2–September 30, 2012, no. 10.

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," March 23–June 16, 2013, no. 10.

Joanne Cubbs in Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial. Ed. Joanne Cubbs and Eugene W. Metcalf. Exh. cat., Indianapolis Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 51, 107, no. 10, fig. 39 (color detail), ill. p. 109 (color).



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