BMA Voices: The void formed by the clenching of the fist

Ann Shafer, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs, unpacks Stanley William Hayter’s Untitled (no. 6 from The Apocalypse) – a work of art that depicts the void formed by the clenching of your fist.

Stanley William Hayter and Editions Jeanne Bucher. Untitled (no. 6 from The Apocalypse). 1931. From the portfolio “The Apocalypse”. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Mann, Towson, Maryland, BMA 1979.377.6. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

BMA Voices is an insider’s exploration of The Baltimore Museum of Art collection through the eyes of its curators, conservators, and registrars. Featuring a new object every day during the BMA’s 100 Day Celebration, the project will highlight some favorite, amusing, unusual, and obscure objects.

Reproduction, including downloading of ARS licensed works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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