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Screen, Study in Cubist Realism

This is a screen.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Denver Art Museum as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1925. Its medium is oil paint on wood panel, california redwood and black lacquer.

Cubist principles spread to designers and artists in every corner of the United States in the 1920s. This screen, painted by Western artist Maynard Dixon, also served as a painting of the crags of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. In the spring of 1915 Dixon and his family traveled to Arizona, where he observed and drew the Grand Canyon firsthand.

It is credited Denver Art Museum, Lent by Grant and Betty Hagestad, 43.2009.

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Textile, Manhattan, 1930
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Its dimensions are

L x W: 214.6 × 236.9 cm (7 ft. 1/2 in. × 7 ft. 9 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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