Skip to Content

The Human Condition

Showing 4 of 126


  FILTER RESULTS
by Artist

Blue Smallpox - The Print of Hope

1993
20th century
61.5 cm x 49.5 cm (24 3/16 in. x 19 1/2 in.)

Eric Avery (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1948 - ) Printer
Eric Avery (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1948 - ) Primary

Object Type: print
Artist Nationality: North America, American
Medium and Support: Relief photo-engraving and linocut over monotype with bleeded handwork
Credit Line: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Karen G. and Dr. Elgin W. Ware, Jr. Collection, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.114

This print presents the link between the emotional and physical realities of the AIDS patients that Avery treated as a psychiatrist. Blue Smallpox, a line-block print incorporating a nineteenth-century image of a pox sufferer, is also entitled The Print of Hope because that “incurable” scourge was finally defeated by medicine.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "The Human Condition".

View current selection of records as:
CDWA Lite XML LIDO XML VRA Core 4 MODS XML Objects JSON







Web Privacy Policy | Web Accessibility Policy