Collection Artwork
Paul Blanca (born Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1958)
Selfportrait Hand Nailed on Piece of Wood
1983, published 1984
gelatin silver print on Ilford Galerie paper mounted on museum board
board size: 17 x 15 in.
image size: 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
2015.1.168.12
15/25 with 2 APs
plate 12 from 15 Selfportraits 80-84
Inscribed, on board, lower left, directly below image: 12 15/25
Signed, on board, lower right, directly below image: Paul Blanca

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Monica Andrews '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.