Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diego Romero
    born 1964, active circa 1986–present
    born: Berkeley, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Plugged In, 2007
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • terracotta
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.5 x 34.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/2 x 13 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0070
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Large terracotta bowl with geometric square design around the interior rim. Out of the bowl is a burnt orange/red glaze. The lower portion of the interior of the bowl depicts a Native-looking man, sitting on a high stool playing a video game on a television stacked on two plastic crates. The man’s shadow is projected on the wall behind him.