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Whispers
Whispers
Date:
1926
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
Image: 200 x 252 mm (7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
54953.11
Acquisition Date:
1937-03-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. Shigenori Toriyama

Exhibition History:

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, CCA: 100 Years in the Making, Oct 12, 2007 - March 25, 2008.

The naked figures of a man and a woman emerge from the landscape as tree forms. Standing, he leans forward over her as she, kneeling, arches herself backward to meet his gaze. The two of them exchange "whispers." Their legs and feet form branches and roots. His upraised left arm supports the crown of his tree form. (Monica Jensen 04/15/93)