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(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
© Martin Puryear
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).
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