Collection Artwork
A black and white photograph of a young, light-skinned man sitting facing the camera with his shirt-sleeves rolled up to his shoulders.
Deborah Luster (born Bend, Oregon, 1951)
E.C.P.P.F. 1 (James Willis, Transylvania, Louisiana) [from One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana]
silver emulsion on aluminum
image size: 4 7/8 x 4 in.
aluminum size: 4 7/8 x 4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed at the East Carroll Parish Prison Farm (minimum-security prison for men), Transylvania, Louisiana, United States, North America
Etched, verso, center: E.C.P.P.F. / Transylvania, / Louisiana / James Willis / doc # • 394655 / dob • 7•27•77 / pob • Ruston
Etched, verso, lower left: photo 1999
Signed and numbered, verso, lower right: Deborah / Luster / 4/25

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
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.