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Lane College - Jackson, Tennessee

Portrait #1603
Subject/Title:
Steps
Artist:West, Pheoris
Date Created:1974
Owner/Location:Lane College
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-4598
www.lanecollege.edu
Frame Dimensions:18 x 13
Image Dimensions:15 x 11
Materials/Media:Charcoal
Date Documented:15 August 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:The front steps of what might be a brownstone with a dozen people of various ages and types seated on them, standing on them, or passing by these steps on the sidewalk in front. The number 443 is painted on the column at the top of the stairs.
History of Work:Pheoris West is an African American artist and associate professor in the Ohio State University's Department of Art's Painting and Drawing Program. His work has appeared in numerous art venues, including the Philadelphia Museum, Boston Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Museo Civico D'Arts Contemporaneo Di Gibilina, Palermo, Italy, and the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center. Professor West served as curator of HOMEAGE TO JAZZ in 1999 at the Martin Luther King Center in Columbus. He has served on the National Endowment of the Arts Expansion Arts Panel, the International Juror National Exhibition of Zimbabwe, and the Ohio Arts Council.
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