Satellite Dish: 3 Self-Portraits

Title: 
Satellite Dish: 3 Self-Portraits

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Satellite Dish: 3 Self-Portraits
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.150
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.7 cm, Diam: 30.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of David J. Weiss
Primary Description: 
Graduated translucent white (fading to colorless at base) cased in colorless non-lead glass; amber, brown, black, red enamels; blown, enameled, two or three firings. Large wide straight-sided cylinder with overall decoration of three oversize facial portraits of the artist separated by wide loosely brushed vertical black bands; at lower edge of "smiling" portrait are hand lettered words "CAST OUT A LIN/GOING TO REEL/IN THAT FISH/I'M GOINT/TO HOOK/ME"/DICK WEISS/3:40 PM SATELLITE DISH/JULY/3, 1991; at right base of second portrait "NEVER/NEVER NO NEVER/TURNING/BACK/NO TURNING/BACK"; third portrait has exaggerated eye area with black and red detailing; overall exterior dripping and interior and exterior spattering of black; flattened base, large ground and polished pontil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Weiss, David J., Source
Title Unknown (Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery)
Venue(s)
Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery 1992-05 through 1992-05
Out of the Fire
Venue(s)
William Traver Gallery 1991-12 through 1991-12