Unknown (Persian, Safavid, Shiraz), Majnun in the wilderness, surrounded by animals (from a Khamsa of Nizami manuscript), ca. 1560, opaque watercolor on paper, heightened with gold, Bequest of Mrs. Horace W. Frost. (91.15.58)._x1200

Preparation for the Opening of Asco

This week WCMA staff installed a large mural in the atrium of the museum in preparation for the opening of the exhibition Asco: Elite of the Obscure A Retrospective, 1972–1987 which will be on view this Saturday, February 4–July 29, 2012.

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The mural Bound by Patssi Valdez was first laid out and condition checked in the Rose Study Gallery.

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Then it was brought into the atrium and raised into position.

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Next the mural was carefully tacked to the wall.

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Patssi Valdez, Bound, 2011, acrylic spraypaint on unstretched canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

2 Responses to Preparation for the Opening of Asco

  1. Online Arts says:

    How large is the mural? Fantastic Work!