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Black Skull with Sunglasses

ca. 1970 James "Son" Thomas Born: Eden, Mississippi 1926 Died: Greenville, Mississippi 1993 unfired clay, foil, wax, metal, and plastic sunglasses overall: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 x 16.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment 1997.124.89A-B Not currently on view


Keywords

Dress - accessory - eye wear

Figure - fragment - skull

sculpture

folk art

clay

metal

metal - aluminum

readymade - eyeglasses

wax

About James "Son" Thomas

Born: Eden, Mississippi 1926 Died: Greenville, Mississippi 1993