Artist David Hammons, American, born 1943
  • Bird
Date 1990
Medium painted metal, wire, basketball and feathers
Dimensions Overall: 73 × 23 × 14 inches (185.4 × 58.4 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and Ernest and Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund.
Accession Number 2016.76
Department African American Art
On View African American N290, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on underside of the left side bar of the birdcage stand, in black ink: "Hammons [97] 97” [the first '97' next to 'Hammons' appears to have been crossed-out with a second '97' written after it]
(Mnuchin Gallery LLC, New York, New York, USA);
2016-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)