To Change - Rick Bartow
To Change
Description

Rick Bartow's To Change, 1989. A black and white disembodied portrait of a head. Its image is marred with scarring and its skin seems held together by patchwork. Its face takes on two appearances: one small, a blind fold covering their eyes, another that is bigger, eyes open, seemingly more thoughtful. A cuff with holes is tightly clasped around their neck .The top of the image is bordered by abstracted designs. 

Artist Bio

Rick Bartow was a Native American sculptor, painter, and printmaker born in Newport, Oregon. He was a member of the Mad River Band of Wiyot Indians, a small tribe indigenous to Humboldt County, California. Bartow earned a BA in Secondary Art Educa...

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To Change

Rick Bartow

Nationality
American
Ethnicity
Native American
Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

June 29 1989

Dimensions

22" x 30"

Edition Size

40 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA