Painted Sports Magazine

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This painting depicts a 1976 Sports Illustrated magazine cover featuring Steve Spurrier, a San Francisco 49ers football player. The painting depicts the cover as though the corner has been torn away and some extraneous expressionistic paint marks overlay the realistic portrayal of the football player.

Physical Description

1 art original : acrylic paint, canvas ; 52 x 62 in.

Creation Information

Blackburn, Ed, 1940- 1976.

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project and one other and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 71 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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  • Ed Blackburn, Denton, TX

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Description

This painting depicts a 1976 Sports Illustrated magazine cover featuring Steve Spurrier, a San Francisco 49ers football player. The painting depicts the cover as though the corner has been torn away and some extraneous expressionistic paint marks overlay the realistic portrayal of the football player.

Physical Description

1 art original : acrylic paint, canvas ; 52 x 62 in.

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College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project

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  • 1976

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  • Feb. 14, 2014, 9:18 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 19, 2014, 9:15 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Blackburn, Ed, 1940-. Painted Sports Magazine, artwork, 1976; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc274986/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.