“Bird #1” – 1969

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Despite the “junk” aspect of Hirshman’s artistic stock-in-trade – alluded to in his “Bird #1” – he never had to go to the dump to find his “found objects” – they were everywhere he looked.

Following his creative drought in the previous year, 1969 was the most productive period of his career with 14 known creations.

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