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Drawing for Prometheus I
  • Susannah Biondo
    born 1978
    born: St. Louis, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
  • Drawing for Prometheus I, 2006
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lava glaze with embedded slip-cast porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 36 x 35.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 1/8 x 14 x 4 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0001
Description

Extremely rough textured sculpture with extremely porous looking material. The surface of the forward facing portion of the work resembles a sponge. On the right center portion of the work there is an embedded piece of slip-cast porcelain. The glaze is a gray/blue on the porous surface and white on the embedded porcelain. Plaster remnants along the sides.