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Luce Foundation Center for American Art

Craft: Jewelry: Anybody's Journey
Anybody's Journey

Anybody's Journey
Kim Overstreet, Robin Kranitzky
wood, metal, clay, found objects
3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in. (8.3 x 8.3 x 2.3 cm.)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Helen Williams Drutt English in honor of the birth of Allen Hubbard Hurdle, November 1, 1991, son of Robin Kranitzky and Allen Hurdle

Robin Kranitzky and Kim Overstreet's brooch Anybody's Journey is made to look like a theatrical stage. The curtains are pulled back dramatically, offering a glimpse into the scene where spindle-legged crows pull a carriage in a landscape that hovers above a woman's superimposed face. The nightmarish fairy-tale imagery may represent a voyage through the darkest corners of the mind.

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