Jerome Caja

American (Cleveland, Ohio, 1958 - 1995, San Francisco, California)

Ascension of the Drag Queen

painting | nail polish on paper with hair
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    Jerome Caja, Ascension of the Drag Queen, 1994; nail polish on paper with hair, 21 1/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (53.98 cm x 33.66 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the artist; © Estate of Jerome Caja

21 1/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (53.98 cm x 33.66 cm)
Acquired 1995
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of the artist
© Estate of Jerome Caja


cross dressing, make-up, clowns, angels, chickens, angels, devils, gowns

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