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Jim Shaw, Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996

Images of Jim Shaw, Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream

  • A five-panel comic shows people performing seemingly mundane activities like going to a museum, looking at a plane overhead, and watching TV.
  • An eight-panel comic illustrated in pencil shows a series of strange, seemingly unrelated vignettes.
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A five-panel comic shows people performing seemingly mundane activities like going to a museum, looking at a plane overhead, and watching TV.
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
An eight-panel comic illustrated in pencil shows a series of strange, seemingly unrelated vignettes.
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jim Shaw, American, b. 1952
Page One and Two of a Commissioned Dream, 1996
Graphite on paper
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1996.36.a-b

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago