Koi

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Artist

Tim Harding
b. 1950
Born in St. Croix Falls, WI

Title

Koi

Date

1991

Description

This greatcoat made by Tim Harding is fashioned in the form of a traditional Japanese kimono. Through layers of quilted, slashed, and frayed Dupioni silk, the artist depicts a school of red and orange koi (Japanese ornamental carp) swimming beneath the surface of reflective blue water.

Medium

Dupioni Silk

Dimension

51 1/4 X 61 inches

Credit Line

Purchase, Funds from Twin Cities Mazda Dealers, Elizabeth and Robert Gunderson, Mona Meyer, McGrath and Gavin, Cray Research Incorporated, and an anonymous donor

Object ID

92.16.1

Publications

Anderson, Marcia. "Tim Harding." In Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art, edited by Kristin Makholm, 40-41. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2011.

Rights Statement

In Copyright