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Museum Storage: Please Do Not Remove the Labels

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Museum Storage: Please Do Not Remove the Labels

Artist: Josiah McElheny (American, born 1966)
Date: 1994
Medium: Blown glass, wood cabinet, and text
Dimensions:
Overall: 28 × 20 × 9 1/4 in. (71.1 × 50.8 × 23.5 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Paul and Anastasia Polydoran Collection, 2015.39.a-.l
Accession number: 2015.39.a-.l
Classification: sculpture
In Collection(s)
Label Text McElheny’s work combines blown glass and text in assemblages that often mimic museum displays. These create fictional histories or evoke false narratives. Source: News, Oct Nov Dec 2017.
entirely unexpected