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Soundless Soundless

Soundless Soundless

(American, 1942-)
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Sheet: 56.3 x 153.5 cm (22 3/16 x 60 7/16 in.); Image: 56.3 x 134 cm (22 3/16 x 52 3/4 in.)
Location: not on view


Robert Stackhouse is best known for his sculptural installations that are usually temporary, monumental, and site specific. They frequently resemble large ship hulls or serpentine forms, which, according to the artist, "are closely related symbols of different aspects of transformation myths." His semi-architectural constructions are made of wooden slats and beams—readily available materials found in any lumber yard. Stackhouse's creative process usually includes graphic work, either preparatory drawings or creative re-workings of his sculptural themes, such as this lithograph. This relates to a 1991 installation, Soundless, exhibited at the Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa.
  • purchased from (Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  • Contemporary Prints: Recent Acquisitions. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (April 19-July 21, 1997).
    Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; 4/19/97 - 7/21/97. "Contemporary Prints: Recent Acquisitions."
  • {{cite web|title=Soundless Soundless|url=false|author=Robert Stackhouse, Tamarind Institute|year=1992|access-date=22 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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