Baldguy and Docking Station

  • Heinz Brummel, Baldguy and Docking Station, 1999, fabricated sterling silver, cloisonne enamel, ivory, black onyx, painted wood, and steel, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp, 1999.63A-B

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Heinz Brummel created a “docking station” for his pin---that is, its own tripod---so that it can be displayed even when it is not being worn. Brummel uses simple shapes of circles, triangles, and squares and often includes dangling or movable parts that contribute to the object’s visual appeal.

Title
Baldguy and Docking Station
Artist
Date
1999
On View
Dimensions
overall: 5 x 3 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. (12.7 x 7.9 x 11.8 cm)
A (pin): 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in. (9.4 x 6.1 x 1.5 cm)
B (stand): 5 x 3 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. (12.7 x 7.9 x 11.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp

Mediums
Mediums Description
fabricated sterling silver, cloisonne enamel, ivory, black onyx, painted wood, and steel
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – head
Object Number
1999.63A-B
Palette
Linked Open Data
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