Mesa, from the "Landscape Series"

  • Michael Peterson, Mesa, from the "Landscape Series", 1993, locust and india ink, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003), 2003.60.45

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Michael Peterson's Landscape Series is inspired by the forest and sea life of the Pacific Northwest. He works with dried locust wood and often bleaches and sandblasts the finished form so that the surface appears eroded by sand, wind, and water.

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"I'm really moved by rock formations and stone outcroppings, and the forces of the earth that worked together to make that total landscape." Michael Peterson, 2003
Title
Mesa, from the "Landscape Series"
Artist
Date
1993
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
5 x 9 7/8 in. diam. (12.7 x 25.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003)

Mediums
Mediums Description
locust and india ink
Classifications
Object Number
2003.60.45
Palette
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