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Beached Whale

Photo Credit: Rick Lozier

Beached Whale

Artist: Judith Schaechter (American, born 1961)
Date: 2018
Medium: Stained-glass panel
Dimensions:
Panel: 27 × 40 in. (68.6 × 101.6 cm.)
Frame: 28 15/16 × 41 × 3 1/8 in. (73.5 × 104.1 × 7.9 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from Kyle and Sharon Krause Family Art Acquisition Fund, 2021.3
Accession number: 2021.3
Classification: decorative arts
Label TextThis is a signature work by this accomplished contemporary-stained-glass artist. Using a theatrical composition created with painting, drawing, and layers of vintage glass, Schaechter explores environmental destruction, mortality, and nods to the history of art with references to 19th-century Romantic painting and Tiffany windows. Source: NEWS May Jun Jul Aug 2021
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