Collection

Allen Ruppersberg, The Impossible Girl, 1985

Images of Allen Ruppersberg, The Impossible Girl

  • On three large logs, the phrase "THE IMPOSSIBLE GIRL" appears in light lettering, as if carved. One word appears on each of the three logs.
Allen Ruppersberg, American, b. 1944
The Impossible Girl, 1985
Wood
Three parts, part a: 20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part b: 61 ½ in. (156.2 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part c: 24 ¼ in. (62.2 cm) length; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm) diameter
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Hudson, 1997.11.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Allen Ruppersberg, American, b. 1944
The Impossible Girl, 1985
Wood
Three parts, part a: 20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part b: 61 ½ in. (156.2 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part c: 24 ¼ in. (62.2 cm) length; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm) diameter
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Hudson, 1997.11.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Allen Ruppersberg, American, b. 1944
The Impossible Girl, 1985
Wood
Three parts, part a: 20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part b: 61 ½ in. (156.2 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part c: 24 ¼ in. (62.2 cm) length; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm) diameter
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Hudson, 1997.11.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
On three large logs, the phrase "THE IMPOSSIBLE GIRL" appears in light lettering, as if carved. One word appears on each of the three logs.
Allen Ruppersberg, American, b. 1944
The Impossible Girl, 1985
Wood
Three parts, part a: 20 ¾ in. (52.7 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part b: 61 ½ in. (156.2 cm) length; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm) diameter; part c: 24 ¼ in. (62.2 cm) length; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm) diameter
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Hudson, 1997.11.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago