"Splatto" silver brooch, black
Joe Wood (American, born in 1954)
Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 6.4 x 7.6 x 3.2 cm (2 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
CAD, electroformed silver with patina. Silver surface is oxidized with sulphide to produce a black surface, which was then burnished with a soft brass brush and soapy water to achieve a finish that resembles hematite. One of the "Splatto" series, which was available in three finishes: plain bright, oxidized (sulphur patina), and brushed black.
Not On View
Dark gray metallic biomorphic shape.
" Joe Wood 2002" on applied plaque
Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.