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Alien Huddle

Alien Huddle

1993–95

Martin Puryear

(American, b. 1941)

Red cedar and pine

Overall: 134.6 x 162.5 x 134.6 cm (53 x 64 x 53 in.)

Gift of Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro 2002.65

Description

Puryear seamlessly attached the sculpture’s red cedar planks to its pine core without metal fixtures, a skill attributed to his training in furniture making (acquired during a stay in Sweden) and in joinery and woodworking (acquired during a Peace Corps mission to Sierra Leone).

See also
Collection: 
CONTEMP - Sculpture
Department: 
Contemporary Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture

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