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Artist:  Jennifer Steinkamp
Credit:  In collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Title:
Moth
Date: 
2012
Dimensions:
   5-6 feet high variable
Photo Credit:  Jennifer Steinkamp and Eric Roman
Exhibition History:

  1. Art Stage, Singapore, LeeAhn Gallery, January 12 - 15, 2012, exhibited 2.
  2. ACME., Los Angeles, California, curated by Randy Sommer and Robert Gunderman, February 11 - March 10, 2012, exhibited 2, 5.
  3. The Death of the Moth, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, curated by Kippy Stroud, Pennsylvania, March 2 - September 2, 2012, exhibited 1, 4, 5, 6.
  4. Hong Kong International Art Fair, greengrassi, London, England, May 16 - 20, 2012, exhibited 6.
  5. Still Moves, ArtC, Phoenix Market City, Chennai, India, curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt, February 13 - November 14, 2014, exhibited 5.
  6. The Avant-Garde Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, curated by Dan Cameron and Fatimah Manalili, September 7, 2014 - January 4, 2015, exhibited 5.

Description:  Kippy Stroud invited me to create a piece for The Fabric Workshop. I was at a party with Kippy and observed her killing a tiny moth. I asked her why, she said because they eat fabric. Somehow the image has stuck with me and I created a piece for the dead moth.
Part of the collection: Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, Moth 5.

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