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Artist:
Paul Marioni, born Cincinnati, OH 1941  Search this
Medium:
glass
Dimensions:
height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Glass
Crafts
Date:
1987
Luce Center Label:
Paul Marioni hopes to inspire his viewers to imagine the story behind Metaphysical Dilemma. He is interested in the potential of dreams to bring unconscious imagery to the surface, and his pieces often portray a mysterious world.
Luce Object Quote:
“[My work] is about human nature: what we do, why we do it, how we ornament ourselves, our heroes, historical monuments, humor, sexuality, exotic and lost cultures, spiritualism without religion—a constant questioning.” Paul Marioni, American Craft, 1999
Topic:
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure\bust  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken
Object number:
1999.57.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 55B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b0b56c2f-6469-4c54-bdd6-53aed467fede
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1999.57.3