Artist Lester Johnson, Jr., American, born 1937
Title
  • Homage: Charles Mingus, The Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Date 1974
Medium wood, rope, plastic, burlap, tape and wire
Dimensions Overall (center pole): 105 5/8 × 2 1/8 inches (268.3 × 5.4 cm)
Overall (longest pole): 107 1/8 × 2 inches (272.1 × 5.1 cm)
Overall (shortest pole): 95 3/4 × 2 1/8 inches (243.2 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Margaret Dusenbury Fund and African Art Gallery Committee Fund
Accession Number 75.42
Department African American Art
Not On View
1975-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)