Collection Artwork
Duane Michals (born McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1932)
untitled [from Homage to Cavafy]
1978
gelatin silver print
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
mat size: 16 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
2015.1.474.7
4/25
Inscribed, lower center, directly below image: He was unaware that at the exact moment that he removed / his undershirt, his body had grown to it’s [sic] perfection. / With his next breathe, [sic] the moment had passed.
Signed and numbered, lower center: Duane Michals 4/25
Inscribed in pencil, verso, center, upside down: 55350 / C6-8 / 48479 / 6 [in circle]

Ongoing Research

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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.