Crushed

1989
Bruce Metcalf (American, born in 1949)


Object Place: Kent, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm (3 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.357

Medium or Technique

Silver, volcanic rock, plexiglas, and drawing on mylar

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Silver abstract figure with hydrocephalic head and vestigial limbs is crushed beteen two lava rocks. Surmounted on a plaque of gray -and- orange field drawn on mylar.

Signed

Applied silver plaque on rear is signed "Bruce Metcalf '89"

Provenance

Bruce Metcalf; Daphne Farago, January 4, 1992 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Bruce Metcalf