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Flora Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick     Fruit Still Life

Fruit Still Life
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of the James Renwick Alliance
1994, hand-blown glass, Opaque Apple: 16 1/4 x 15 x 14 3/4 in.; Opaque Pear: 25 1/4 x 16 x 15 5/8 in.; Zanfirico Apple: 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 12 in.; Zanfirico Plum: 8 x 11 x 8 5/8 in.

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As the title indicates, Fruit Still Life is a work of art that celebrates stilled life and fruit. More to the point, however, this work of art is about glass—glass in all its glorious possibilities, glass as color, glass as form.