UtensilsArtist(s)John GruenObject Creation Date1981Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paper Dimensions
13 11/16 in x 16 15/16 in (34.7 cm x 43 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm)Credit LineGift of Two Friends of the MuseumSubject matter
This still life includes various vintage kitchen utensils made of metal. Each object stands upright, some seemingly defying gravity. The image is published in a portfolio-style book titled Objects
, published in 1981, which includes 37 plates. Gruen's images feature items such as jars, bottles, pieces of food and other quotidian artifacts. Physical Description
A photograph of a group of utilitarian objects arranged for a still life. The metal objects are various kitchen utensils.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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modern and contemporary art