Body Sculpture: Chicago Windows

1998
Marjorie Schick (American, born in 1941)


Object Place: Pittsburg, Kansas, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 38.1 x 243.8cm (15 x 96in.)

Accession Number

2000.674

Medium or Technique

Wood, cord, and acrylic paint; constructed, glued, painted and tied.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Flat arrangement of squares, composed of black painted wooden rods, square in section that surround central wooden panels, each with string decoration that has been painted in a combination of brilliant colors. Dark green string connects these small panels to one another, forming a screen. The necklace, which is a large form of bodily adornment, has an opening for the neck and falls on the front and back of the wearer, extending to the ankles.

Provenance

Made by the artist, and given by her mother and Mobilia Gallery.

Credit Line

Gift of Eleanor C. Krask and Mobilia Gallery

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.