Body Sculpture: Chicago Windows

Marjorie Schick (American, 1941–2017)

Object Place: Pittsburg, Kansas, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry


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.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Eleanor C. Krask and Mobilia Gallery


Reproduced with permission.