Anybody's Journey

  • Robin Kranitzky, Kim Overstreet, Anybody's Journey, 1990, constructed, cut, carved, and glued balsa wood, silver, Micarta, copper, acrylic, polymer clay, glass beads, postcard fragments, and found objects, 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, 1991.198

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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.

Title
Anybody's Journey
Artists
Date
1990
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in. (8.3 x 8.3 x 2.3 cm.)
Credit Line

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

Mediums
Mediums Description
constructed, cut, carved, and glued balsa wood, silver, Micarta, copper, acrylic, polymer clay, glass beads, postcard fragments, and found objects
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture – vehicle – automobile
  • Animal – bird
  • Figure female – head
  • Travel – land – automobile
  • State of being – phenomenon – surreal
Object Number
1991.198
Palette
Linked Open Data
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