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Shake Your Booty

1998 Alan Goldfarb Born: New York, New York 1959 blown glass 15 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. (40.4 x 19.0 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Renwick Acquisitions Fund 1999.7 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A


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Shake Your Booty is part of a group of pieces Alan Goldfarb calls “Archeopop,” in which the sandy surface treatment imitates the weathered appearance of ancient glass. Another method called snake-threading, has been applied with more than one hundred pieces of molten glass trailed over the unfinished form.

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Object - written matter

decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

glass

About Alan Goldfarb

Born: New York, New York 1959

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