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Title: Untitled
Authors: Berlin, Valerie
Keywords: Rhodes Art Collection;Images
Issue Date: 1972
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Art Department, Rhodes College
Abstract: This is a picture of a still life in a living room with two chairs and a table, in bright colors. The chairs are wicker and the table is red. The artist's signature is in red in the bottom right corner "BERLIN." It is framed in white wood without glass. On the canvas back it has the dimensions in graphite reading "32 1/4 x 28 1/4" in the top right corner. On the bottom center on the frame in red marker it has "89.148." Artist biography: Valerie Berlin is an American artist who focuses on color and humor in her work. She graduated from Central High School in Memphis, Tennessee in 1970 and from Rhodes College with a B.A. in Art in 1974. During her time at Rhodes, Berlin studied under the late Mary Sims, Lawrence "Lon" Anthony, and Peter Bowman, all noted Mid-South artists. Berlin's work is in the permanent collection at Rhodes College, as well as a part of the corporate collection of Smith and Nephew, Inc., Plough Inc., and Baptist's Women's Center, as well as numerous private collections. Berlin was also the commissioned artist for the 1991 Memphis in May poster honoring New Zealand.
Description: Artwork photographed by Hannah Gysin '12, Rhodes Student Associate in the Visual Resource Center, in 2010. Artwork photographed and inventoried by Christian Wiggs '18 and McKenzie Drake '17, Rhodes Student Associates for the Visual Resources Center on June 16, 2015.
Appears in Collections:Rhodes College Collection of Art

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R0039_front.jpgThis image was shot by the 2015 Summer Art Inventory team744.1 kBJPEGThumbnail
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R0039_front_detail_1.jpgThis image was shot by the 2015 Summer Art Inventory team804.19 kBJPEGThumbnail
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R0039_back_detail_2.jpgThis image was shot by the 2015 Summer Art Inventory team641.7 kBJPEGThumbnail
R0039.jpgThis image was shot by Hannah Gysin '12, in 2010.1.85 MBJPEGThumbnail
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