Mark Matthews, Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah), 1998, hot glass and Graal technique, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1999, Mark Matthews, Gift of the artist and family in honor of Francis M. Greenwell, 1999.21.9
The Exotic Mammal Pelt Spheres were made using the Swedish Graal process. A photograph of the flat animal pelt is manipulated and transferred to the glass so the image can be sandblasted onto the surface.
Luce Object Quote"They seem to have touched a nerve, people are drawn to these patterns." Mark Matthews, Victoria and Albert Museum press release, 1996
Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah)
- On View
2 1/4 in. (5.8 cm) diam.
© 1999, Mark Matthews
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of the artist and family in honor of Francis M. Greenwell
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- hot glass and Graal technique
- Animal – cheetah
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