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David Hammons


David Hammons

David Hammons


1972



Hammons (’72) was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1943 and is a New York based artist. He attended courses at Otis College from 1968- 1972. Hammons’s African-American Flag is a part of the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art. He also has work in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris; The Tate, London; and other museums and collections. Hammons received the MacArthur Fellowship (popularly known as the "Genius Grant") in July 1991. Hammons has exhibited Internationally and Nationally and had his first solo show in 2019 at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. ...