Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Avenger
  • Seymour Lipton
    1903–1986
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Locust Valley, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • The Avenger, 1956
  • Where object was made: United States
  • nickel silver
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: with base 62 x 60 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: with base 24 3/8 x 23 5/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: base 15.4 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: base 6 1/16 x 8 x 8 in
  • Gift of Senior Class of 1961
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, C2
  • 1961.0037
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Interlocking planes and curves evoking an organic form with two leg-like parts and a mouth-like opening. The sculpture stands on a cube shaped base.