Papier-mâché BallArtist(s)Grace Farrar KnowltonArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Dateafter 1970Medium & Supportpapier-mâché on metal frameDimensions
18 in x 18 in x 18 in (45.72 cm x 45.72 cm x 45.72 cm)Credit LineGift of the Estate of James van SwedenSubject matter
Knowlton has been creating spheres since the 1970s. In a variety of sizes and materials, these objects are decidedly hand made but without the clear, modernist mark of the artist. The artist engages with issues of materiality in terms of its relationship to the earthly or the cosmic, rather than in an earlier discussion of modeling or carving. Physical Description
A metal interior frame with pieces of papier-mâché around it creating a ball. The strips of papier mache are long strips.Primary Object Classification Sculpture Primary Object TypeassemblageAdditional Object Classification(s)SculptureCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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sculpture (visual works)
spheres (geometric figures)