Enigma

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Enigma
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.156
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40.5 cm, W: 13.7 cm, L: 58.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wiiken
Primary Description: 
Natural green tint non-lead glass, aluminum, cast aluminum; glass was cut, polished, pre-drilled, and mechanically locked in place; metal mount: cast aluminum ring was welded onto aluminum pipe, this was welded to aluminum plate "saddle" which slips over the glass; threaded rod in copper and plastic sleeves inserted and locked in place with washers and aluminum plugs (secured with Dow Corning 999 silicone). Free-standing glass and aluminum sculpture; five plate glass semi-circles stacked and placed with curved side down, straight surface horizontal; smaller semi-circle aluminum "saddle" with stepped edge is centered and slipped over straight edge; "saddle handle" formed of two solid short columns extending vertically from top surface supporting massive solid horizontal rod that is same width of straight edge of glass, solid aluminum ring caught in middle of rod between the two posts; aluminum has pitted martelé surface treatment; curved glass edge held in place by two half aluminum rod supports; stamped in block letters on inside of ring: "LOU LYNN 1990".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lynn, Lou, Source
Wiiken, Mrs. Donald, Source
Wiiken, Donald, Source
Sculptured Glass
Venue(s)
Bau-xi Gallery 1992 through 1992
Lou Lynn - Recent Sculpture
Venue(s)
Grand Forks Public Art Gallery 1991 through 1991
 
Lou Lynn - Two Approaches
Venue(s)
Anne O'Brien Gallery 1990 through 1990
New Glass Review, 12 (1990) p. 19, pl. 48;