Neon light; wood, earthenware, seed pods, roots, and bottles
Kansas State University Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 701 Beach Lane Manhattan Kansas 66506 Accession Number: 2001.52a-f
North, Bill, "To Build Up a Rich Collection: Selected Works from the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art," Manhattan: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 2003, pg. 110.
The sculpture is composed of a collection of five objects and a neon sign depicting an eye surround by the words: "I CAN HEAL / READINGS $2. The five objects are: 1.) Nkisi with Hammer and Bird (a figure made of wood with a hammer head and bird body); 2.) Clay Heart (a representation of the heart organ made of earthenware painted red); 3.) Jar with Seed Pods (a short jar filled with large oval seed pods); 4.) Bottle with "Cruel Man of the Woods Root" (a small bottle with a cork in the top and a paper label on the side reading "Cruel Man of the Woods Root"); 5.) Brown Bottle with Cork Top (a tall dark glass bottle with a cork in the top).
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums