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Chest of Moles (Portrait of Pamela)

Artist

Robert Watts

Date

1965–1985

Institution Walker Art Center
Location On view at the Walker Art Center,
Chest of Moles (Portrait of Pamela), Robert Watts
studio view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | photo-embedments in plastic, illuminated glass, wooden case, light fixture and lightbulb
Size: overall installed 17 x 16.875 x 7.625 inches
Culture: American
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: in black ink on reverse of wooden case on white adhesive label at upper left "R. Watts"; in black ink on reverse of wooden case on white adhesive label at upper left "#72/Portrait of Pamela/1985./Note: Lights are not instant/start. Wait after switch-on."
Physical Description: A wooden and glass shelved case containg plastic photo-embedments of moles. The bottom shelf is white glass which diffuses the light from the light bulb underneath the shelf to illuminate the entire case.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1993
Accession Number: 1993.127.1-.21
Rights: © Estate of Robert Watts, Courtesy Robert Watts Studio Archive, New York
Artist: Robert Watts, American, 1923 - 1988
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1923 - 1988
Added to Site: March 1, 2009