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1970 Douglas Climenson 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 1971.109 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