Hemlock Canyons

Accession Number
2002/2.147

Title
Hemlock Canyons

Artist(s)
Mike Irolla

Object Creation Date
2001

Medium & Support
hemlock

Dimensions
25 x 16 x 16 in. (63.5 x 40.64 x 40.64 cm)

Subject matter
The textural and esthetic qualities of burned wood and bark. Use of the organic form of wood to suggest natural formations of rock.

Physical Description
Large, turned wood vessel. Fire has been used to color and texture the surface. Bark has been left on to provide texture. The mouth of the vessel is jagged.
large burnt wood vessel with bark marking the top irregular edge

Primary Object Classification
Wood and Woodcarving

Primary Object Type
vessel

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
bark (plant material)
canyons
pyrography
texture (physical attribute)
vessels (containers)
wood (plant material)

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