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Kiss the Prince

Jon Eric Riis (American, born 1945)

Date:
2005
Medium:
Silk and metallic thread, black freshwater pearls, coral, leather, silk
Dimensions:
34 x 65 in. (86.4 x 165.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.406
Rights and Reproduction:
© Jon Eric Riis
  • Provenance

    The artist, Atlanta, GE (2005-6); [Thirteen Moons Gallery, Sante Fe, NM, 2006; sold to Anderson]; Dale and Doug Anderson, New York and Palm Beach, FL (2006-2012; their gift to MMA)

  • Exhibition History

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One of a Kind: The Studio Craft Movement," 22 Dec 2006 - 2 Dec 2007.

  • References

    Elizabeth Cook-Romero, “Synergy in Perfection,” The New Mexican, (September 17, 2004) pp. 58-59.
    Gussie Flauntleroy, “Jon Eric Riis,” Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot (Fall 2005) pp. 40-5, ill. P. 41.
    Lydia Fraser and Rebecca A.T. Stevens, “Tapestry-Yesterday and Today,” Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot (Spring 2004, vol. 35, no. 2) pp.34-41.
    Craig Smith, “Silken detail,” The New Mexican (May 24-30, 2002) pp. 10, 12.
    Rebecca A.T. Stevens, “Riis’s Powerful Pieces,” FiberArts, vol. 30, no. 1 (Summer 2003) pp. 32-8.
    Marina D. Whitman, “Jon Eric Riis: Playing with Boundaries,” Surface Design Journal (Spring 2003) pp. 22-5.

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