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Endlessly Repeating Twentieth Century Modernism

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Deploying the most sophisticated and virtuoso glass-working techniques combined with a conceptual rigor, McElheny creates sculptures and installations that explore crucial moments in the development of modernity, its visual and theoretical undercurrents. Over the past four years, McElheny has...

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Provenance

The Artist, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, 2007; Sold to MFA, Boston, September 2007. (Accession date September 19, 2007)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Linde Family Foundation

Copyright

© Josiah McElheny 2007

2007

Dimensions

94 1/2 x 92 3/4 x 92 3/4 in. (240 x 235.6 x 235.6 cm)

Accession Number

2007.600

Medium or Technique

Hand-blown mirrored glass, low iron and transparent mirror, metal, wood, electric lighting

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture