Tacpere Maptom

Accession Number
2008/2.223

Title
Tacpere Maptom

Artist(s)
Lynda Benglis

Object Creation Date
1985

Medium & Support
glass

Dimensions
22 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (57.15 x 13.97 cm)

Subject matter
(Abstract, organic shape. Meaning of title is unclear. Perhaps taken from an anagram.)

Physical Description
Hollow glass piece. The bottom half (whose end is flat and thus serves as a base) is a solid spring green separated by a band of translucent yellow. The top half is a darker olive green with a Kelly green stripe that winds from the yellow band at center to the hole at this end of the piece.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Abstract (fine arts style)
biomorphic abstraction
glassworking

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