Diem Chau (Vietnamese, b. 1979); Boy and Girl, 2009; carved crayons and wood base. Museum purchase, Kathryn Hurd Fund. Courtesy of the artist. (M.2009.6)
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Art of the Month Club: Diane Sullivan

Unknown, (Mexican, Colima), Small dog, ca. late 19th-early 20th centuries, terra-cotta, Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast. (90.11.4)_x780

When I first moved to the area about seven years ago, I made my way to the museum. One of the first pieces to thrill me that I saw was a terra cotta sculpture of a dog that was in one of the glass cases. Not just a generic clay dog, but also a very special Colima Mexican dog!

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