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White Table Canyon

1981 Wayne Higby Born: Colorado Springs, Colorado 1943 earthenware and glaze 10 5/8 x 19 3/4 x 16 in. (27.0 x 50.2 x 40.7 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift of the James Renwick Alliance 1989.36.1 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 54A

Luce Center Label

The space inside Wayne Higby’s White Table Canyon is confined by its form, but it suggests a canyon that stretches on forever. The dark edges of the cliffs move from inside the vessel to the exterior, signifying that the landscape is not enclosed within the walls of the bowl.


decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - earthenware

About Wayne Higby

Born: Colorado Springs, Colorado 1943

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