Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Forgotten Idol
  • Kathleen Gumucio
    born 1958
    active: United States
  • Forgotten Idol, 1983
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, paper, stone, Plexiglas™
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 1321 x 432 x 381 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 52 x 17 x 15 in
  • Bequest of Richard M. Hollander
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0175

Tall and narrow wooden box is mounted on a constructed wooden stand. One side of the box is hinged and rests open perpendicular to the box. Inside the box is a wooden pedestal, a plexi-glass box filled with dirt and a long screw which connects a stone on top. the inside of the box is lined with heavy paper on which there are small drawings resembling hieroglyphs.