Born: Pennsylvania 1931
nylon filament and Lucite 22 x 20 5/8 x 15 in. (55.9 x 52.3 x 38.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Douglas Climenson
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 50B
Luce Center Label
Douglas Climenson began creating three-dimensional constructions in 1965. In Moon he used thin nylon line to suspend a clear ring of Lucite within two larger ovals. The lines appear to stretch and twist between the rings, supporting and emphasizing the piece’s delicate structure.
plastic - acrylic - lucite