The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Pultneyville, New York

Object Details

Title:

The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Pultneyville, New York

Artist/Maker:

Minor White (American, 1908 - 1976)

Culture:

American

Place:

Punteyville, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

negative October 1957; print 1960

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2013.44.1

Dimensions:

24.4 × 25.1 cm (9 5/8 × 9 7/8 in.)

Copyright:

Reproduced with permission of the Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum. © Trustees of Princeton University

Credit Line:

Purchased in part with funds provided by Daniel Greenberg, Susan Steinhauser, and the Greenberg Foundation

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Object Description

Round disk on a dark background.

Provenance
Provenance
1965-2001

Michael E. Hoffman, 1942 - 2001, Gift from artist

2001 - 2008

Melissa Harris, American,

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit (July 8 to October 19, 2014)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 8 to October 19, 2014
Bibliography
Bibliography

White, Minor. Mirrors, Messages, Manifestations (New York: Aperture, 1969), p. 117.

Lyons, Nathan, ed. Eye Mind Spirit: The Enduring Legacy of Minor White. (New York: Howard Greenberg Gallery, 2008), p. 41.