Blue Light Holds the Distance

John Avery Newman, American, born 1952



Charred wood with polyurethane, steel-wire Tanzanian rat-traps, 23 karat gold double gilded cast aqua agate, computer generated vacuum-formed translucent plexiglass, wood, wood putty, papier mache, aqua resin, acrylic paint

Overall: 22 × 30 × 17 in. (55.9 × 76.2 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H.. Hazen, by exchange and the Kira Fournier and Benjamin Schore Sculpture Fund

© John Newman



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name




Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 123 , no. 114


Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

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