Thornton Dial, "Lost Cows", 2000-2001. Cow skeletons, steel, golf bag, golf ball, mirrors, enamel, and Splash Zone compound, 76.5 x 91 x 52 in. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, American Art Trust Fund, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection. Artwork © Estate of Thornton Dial / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo Stephen PitkinPitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NY.
Acquisition includes major works by Thornton Dial, Lonnie Holley, and Ronald Lockett,
and will significantly enhance the spectrum of scholarship on American art
All works to be presented in, Revelations: Art from the African American South,
at the de Young from June 3, 2017 through April 1, 2018