Death Cart

  • Luis Tapia, Death Cart, 1986, carved aspen with mica, human hair and teeth, and pony tail holder, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Mrs. Albert G. Brackett, John Watts De Peyster, and Mrs. Herbert Campbell, 1990.18

Title
Death Cart
Artist
Date
1986
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
51 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 54 in. (130.2 x 81.0 x 137.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase made possible by Mrs. Albert G. Brackett, John Watts De Peyster, and Mrs. Herbert Campbell

Mediums
Mediums Description
carved aspen with mica, human hair and teeth, and pony tail holder
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture – vehicle – cart
  • State of being – death
  • Figure – fragment – skeleton
Object Number
1990.18
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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