Bis Memorial Pole

20th century

Object

Object Info

Object: pole; memorial
Currently on view
Object ID: 1991.976

Medium/Technique

Wood, fiber, and paint

Credit

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman

More Info

Dimensions

height: 128 in, 325.1200 cm; width: 9 3/4 in, 24.765 cm; depth: 28 3/4 in, 73.025 cm

Department

Native Arts

Collection

Native Arts-Oceanic

Known Provenance

Gifted 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman to the Denver Art Museum

Caption

Asmat artist, Bis Memorial Pole, 20th century. Wood, fiber, and paint; 128 x 9¾ x 28¾ in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman, 1991.976

Exhibition History

  • “Light” — Denver Art Museum, 5/19/2019 – 5/1/2020