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Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted wood and sandpaper
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Date:
1979
Notes:
University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, 1985, "Siah Armajani."
"Siah Armajani," University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, 1985, pg.31.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
"...was designed around the furniture that was built first and placed so as to best receive daylight. The lean-to, add-on quality of the Early American clapboard house determined that each facade would be different. A central room contains the cubicle, reading bench, and table, and jogs in the walls leave odd, adjoining spaces..."
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Object--Furniture--Table  Search this
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293507