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[Turtle and Glass Mosaic]

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Artist:
Derek Webster
Medium:
Painted wood, ceramic fragments, glass fragments, plastic, metal, and glue.
Type:
sculpture
Date:
July 19, 1985
Description:
An unusual approach to mosaic, this turtle’s shell is decorated with fragments of souvenir mugs and plates from Chicago, Webster’s adopted city. Turtles are common on the Central American coast of his childhood. The work bridges the artist’s old and new homes.
Accession Number:
2007.0001.0002
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