Nancy Chunn

November 26, 1996, 1996

Nancy Chunn (American, born 1941), November 26, 1996, 1996, ink and pastel on newsprint, 21 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, 1999.11.

"November. Disaster was in the stars. The winner of the U.S. election went to Disney World, the losers went home, and I went wild filling up the entire surface of the front page with text, stamps, and drawings. The color of the month was a vibrant acid green. The Rwandans began leaving Zaire on October 31 and marched through the 17th of November trying to get back home. A Russian satellite fell to earth, Amtrak derailed, and the hijacked plane from Ethiopia crashed. After that we celebrated Thanksgiving."—Nancy Chunn