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Sculptor:
Graves, Nancy 1940-1995  Search this
Founder:
Tallix  Search this
Medium:
Bronze, steel, and lead with polychrome patina, baked enamel, and polyurethane paint
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
Oct. 1985
Notes:
Carmean, E. A., Jr., et al., "The Sculpture of Nancy Graves: A Catalogue Raisonne," New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1987.
Summary:
The base is a Hawaiian jackfruit; from this comes an arched braided-bronze hose with a lotus leaf resembling a lampshade on the end of it. A caster joining the two allows the lotus leaf to turn.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Furniture--Lamp  Search this
Object--Fruit--Jackfruit  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87460200
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_22996