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  • Michael Lucero
    born 1953
    born: Tracy, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Self-Portrait, 1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • terracotta, underglaze staining, wire, metal bar support
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 205.74 x 71.12 x 55.88 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 81 x 28 x 22 in
  • The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0059
Label Text

Aluminum pipe armature with many thin, glazed terracotta tiles that are wired to the form using coated and uncoated copper wire. The tiles are rough-edges and organically shaped, and are glazed in various colors including blues, pinks, and greens.