Chicago Collector's love of Asian objects at Art Institute of Chicago in 'Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection,' June 19-Aug 21, 2016
Pencase, 1912 (inscribed A.H. 1330 and 1912). Uzbekistan, Bukhara. Promised gift of Barbara and David Kipper. From artic.edu.
Amulet Case (Gau) with Face of Glory (Kīrtimukha), mid-20th century. Nepal, Kathmandu Valley. Promised gift of Barbara and David Kipper. From artic.edu.
Woman’s Headdress (Perak), late 19th century. Tibet, Western Tibet. Promised gift of Barbara and David Kipper. From artic.edu.
Woman’s Crown (Hfud Tat Nix) with Birds and Floral Motifs, early 20th century. China, Guizhou Province, Leishan County, Miao. Promised gift of Barbara and David Kipper. From artic.edu.
Robert Rauschenberg, Tibetan Locks (Curtain), from Tibetan Keys and Locks, 1986, wall relief with decals in photo-screenprint, hand-painted screenprint ink, aluminum, powder-coating, and polyurethane, 30 x 30 x 11 1/2 in. (76.2 x 76.2 x 29.2 cm), from the edition of 21 and 8 artist's copies, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. From phillips.com.
Nikoo Paydar has a PhD in art history from the Courtauld Institute, London.