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Alive

Organic form vessel made of postcards densely covered with staples

Provenance

June 13, 2002, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

©Jerry Bleem

American, 1998

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8 x 10 x 6.25 in. (20.3 x 25.4 x 15.9 cm.)

Accession Number

2012.1258

Medium or Technique

Postcards, wax; acrylic medium, staples

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts