Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Hanging in the Balance
  • Wendell Castle
    born 1932
    born: Emporia, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Hanging in the Balance, 2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze, jelutong wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 112 x 80 x 74 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 44 x 31 1/2 x 29 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, W1
  • 2003.0016
Label Text

An overturned bronze chair rests on a pillow molded from jelutong. The dark chair provides a stark contrast with the trompe l'oeil beige pillow.