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The Moth and the Moon (Li-Po)

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Black acrylic base supports a vertical rectangular composition of a crescent moon, above which floats a moth. The design has been cut into clear acrylic that has been laminated into a large block. A narrow, hollow rectangle of green acrylic is positioned directly behind the first. Colored lights...

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Inscription

Engraved into lower right hand corner, Childs/ 1974."

Provenance

Gift from the artist's widow.

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Childs in honor of Margret Craver Withers and in memory of Charles C. Withers

Copyright

© Estate of Bernard Childs

1974

Object Place

New York, New York

Object Place for Label

New York City

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 17.5 x 18.2 cm (12 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.604

Medium or Technique

Acrylic, electrical components

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture