Dog Barking at Two Women

Dog Barking at Two Women

Artist
Gugger Petter, Danish, 1949-
Locale
Denmark
weaving, painted
Woven hemp and newspaper with paint
Neusteter Textile Collection: Funds from Mary Dean Reed and Fortunee Morrison by exchange
2008.894

Gugger Petter, Dog Barking at Two Women, 2008. Woven hemp and newspaper with paint; 54 x 78 x 3 in.
Neusteter Textile Collection: Funds from Mary Dean Reed and Fortunee Morrison by exchange, 2008.894.
© Gugger Petter

Dimensions
height: 54 in, 137.1600 cm; width: 78 in, 198.1200 cm; depth: 3 in, 7.6200 cm
Inscription
Verso: "Guggen Petter 2008" at bottom right corner, "Dog Barking at Two Women newspaper/mixed media 54"x78" guggen petter /08" on second support bar from left.
Department
Textile Art and Fashion
Collection
Textile Art and Fashion-Contemporary
Petter transforms specially treated newspaper into slashing 'brushstrokes' to capture a slice-of-life street side encounter.
Known Provenance
Purchased November 2008 from Jane Sauer Gallery [Santa Fe, NM] by the Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • Sleight of Hand, 2011-2012
  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017