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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Blocks
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.40
Dimensions: 
H: 182.5 cm, W(max): 90.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1983
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anne and Ronald Abramson
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, ochre polyvinyl, black base, polyvinyl; layered safety glass, sandblasted, heat-treated and vacu-formed polyvinyl. Tall panel of two sandblasted layers of safety glass with linear negative drawing of a life-size female dressed in a bathing suit, submerged in water, her head and flowing hair bent to the side, resting on it is a three-dimensional "block" of polyvinyl emerging from the glass and giving the impression of weighing her down; panel sits on a horizontal painted wooden base and is displayed leaning at a slight angle against a wall; inscribed: "Bonnie/Biggs/1983".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Abramson, Anne, Source
1984-06-06
Abramson, Ronald, Source
1984-06-06
Title Unknown (Helen Shlien Gallery)
Venue(s)
Helen Shlien Gallery 1983-09-07 through 1983-10-01
Recent Important Acquisitions, 27 (1985) illustrated, p. 110, #45; BIB# AI15253
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1984 (1985) illustrated, pp. 7, 17;