Green Transcending Head

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Green Transcending Head
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.121
Dimensions: 
H: 39 cm, W: 18.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Primary Description: 
Green tinted transparent glass; blown, with copper metal inclusions; sandblasted; cemented to base. Head shape with sandblasted opening in top; matte sandblasted surface with smooth sections that reveal internal inclusions of oxidized copper sheets and wires representing eyes, nose, mouth, and, perhaps, brain; copper wire breaks through to surface near neck; on rectangular glass base with beveled edges; signed on edge of base: " 81" and under base "Don Sheperd 1981 (blown by "Shorty" [Finley])".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
1981-07-13
Color: 
Inscription: 
Don Shepherd 1981/blown by "Shorty" Finley
signature