Cast Form Type VIII

Accession Number

Cast Form Type VIII

Howard Ben Tré

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
cast glass and copper

8 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in (20.64 cm x 16.51 cm);10 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in (26.35 cm x 26.04 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family

Subject matter
This casting is the first in a series. The shape of the sculpture reflects the artist's interest in how machine parts of the industrial age can be viewed as relics of modernity.

Physical Description
Sculpture made of glass and copper, with a tall base on which five cylinders of decreasing diameter sit, like a layer cake. Sculpture is hollow and the surface smooth on the interior.

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type
abstract sculpture

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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casting (process)
copper (metal)
glass (material)
modern and contemporary art

1 Related Resource

Cabinet X: Shelf 2
(Part of: Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery)

& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display

UMMA Gallery Location ➜ AMH, 2nd floor ➜ 205 (Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery) ➜ Cabinet X ➜ Shelf 2