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Maker(s):Haberman, Jim
Culture:American (1949-)
Title:The Feast from the series American Scenes
Date Made:1982 negative; 2019 print
Materials:Digital pigment print
Measurements:Mat: 24 x 30 in; 61 x 76.2 cm; Sheet: 19 5/8 x 26 in; 49.8 x 66 cm; Image: 17 5/8 x 24 in; 44.8 x 61 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: verso, lwr r. (graphite): Jim Haberman; TITLE: verso, lwr. l. (graphite): The Feast
Accession Number:  UM 1983.11
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; 2019 reprint gift of Jim Haberman
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

Label Text:
Curatorial Fellowship exhibition: What's So Funny: How Humor Makes Us Think, March 21 - April 28, 2019
In his portfolio American Scenes, Haberman photographs “dioramas built around a camera’s perspective.” This series takes everyday American experiences and sights, but adds a sense of absurdity through humanoid, yet inhuman, figures with toothy grins.
- Kayla Peterson (M.A. Art History, 2020) and Siyu Shen (M.A. Art History, 2020)

portraits; holidays; creatures; food; teeth

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