Collection Artwork
Joan Snyder (born Highland Park, New Jersey, 1940)
Waiting for a Miracle (for Nina and John)
1986
oil, acrylic, papier-mâché, straw on linen
canvas size: 72 x 120 in.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Phillips
2008.4.1
(Michael Walls Gallery, New York, New York [now closed]); purchased by Gifford and Joann Phillips, Los Angeles, California, April 1988; given to the Tang Teaching Museum, 2008.

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Joan Snyder on Waiting for a Miracle (for Nina and John), 1986
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Pattern by Madeleine Welsch ’17
Inspired by the exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.