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Size

19 1/2" x 15"

Medium

Gouache and acrylic on paper

Description

(Architecture wallpaper sample from Founding Father [and co-author of the Bill of Rights] George Mason’s Virginia plantation Gunston Hall [original 1769 CE, copied via a fragment in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London,also manufactured in 21st c. by Waterhouse Wallhangings] /Cowrie shell [Cypraecassis Testiculus] originally from the Caribbean and found on the grounds of Gunston Hall, likely owned by an enslaved person in 18th c. CE)

Courtesy of the Artist

Lot 114

Curator: WPA Board of Directors

Retail Price: $1,600
Reserve Price: $900

About the Artist

LAUREN FRANCES ADAMS
Baltimore, MD

EDUCATION
MFA, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
BFA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2002

SELECTED AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS
Finalist, Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, 2014
Clark Hulings Fund Award (Painting), 2014
Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, 2013
Skowhegan Residency, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 2009
MFA Award, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2007

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/COLLECTIONS
American Catastrophe Report, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts
Center, Washington, DC, 2015
Hoard, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, 2012
Unravelling The National Trust, Nymans House and Gardens, Sussex, England,
2012
Plunder, Conner Contemporary, Washington, DC, 2011