La Lucha (The Fight) (#1852)
La Lucha (The Fight) (#1852)

2019

Signed in black ink, l.c.

Watercolor, ink, and acrylic on paper

22 x 15 inches

$2400.00 + $275.00 framing

Participating museums, from top to bottom:

– Inhotim
– Prado
– Studio Museum
– Art Institute of Chicago
– Musee du Louvre
– Vatican Museums
– Metropolitan Museum
– MOMA
– National Museum Lagos
– Bangkok National Museum
– Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico
– National Art Museum, China
– Neues Pinakothek
– National Museum Delhi
– Denver Art Museum
– Art Gallery of Ontario
– Gallery of New South Wales
– MORI, Tokyo

Among all the writing out there these days, some of it has been devoted to how, really, museums speak for or represent various peoples. This brown-skinned boxer may be wondering, indeed, how to get (in)to the various museums listed on the signpost, especially when names (and thus directions) have been (historically) obscured.

Work by Jack Balas