Collection Artwork
A black leather-bound book with gilded page edges and "HOLY BIBLE" and "OLD TESTAMENT" gilded on its spine.
David Hammons (born Springfield, Illinois, 1943)
The Holy Bible: Old Testament
soft cover, leather-bound, gilt-edged, gold-tooled artist’s book with slipcover
Hand/Eye Projects (London, England, established 2002)
Book Works (London, England, established 1984)
Paula Khera
Virginia Nimarkoh (born United Kingdom, 1967)
Richard Hylton (born London, England, 1967)
overall (slipcover) size: 2 1/4 x 10 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.
closed book with ribbon size: 1 7/8 x 10 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.
open book with ribbon size: approximate 1 7/8 x 22 1/8 x 17 3/4 in.
Gift of Peter Norton
Inscribed and signed, page adhered to interior front page: 16 [referring to edition number] / David Hammons

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.