Idea for a Mechanical Eye

Elizabeth King, American, born 1950

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1988-1990

Cast acrylic, wood, and brass

Overall: 10 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 7/8 in. (26.67 x 5.715 x 5.715 x 2.223 cm)

Case: 30 13/16 × 13 9/16 × 11 1/4 in. (78.3 × 34.5 × 28.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund

© Elizabeth King

2008.37

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Elizabeth King: Radical Small, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, March 4, 2017-March 2, 2018.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 89 , no. 78

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.115, no.89.

Provenance

Danese, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2008.

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