Node Form

  • Dan Kvitka, Node Form, 1987, vera, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jane and Arthur K. Mason on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Renwick Gallery, 1996.98.9

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Node Form is turned from vera wood, an evergreen native to Colombia and Venezuela. Dan Kvitka is inspired by nature, and his vessels often employ simple plant forms. This piece resembles the shape found at the base of a stem, and the swirling grain and soft colors complement its bulbous form.

Title
Node Form
Artist
Date
1987
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
10 x 10 3/4 in. (25.4 x 27.3 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Jane and Arthur K. Mason on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Renwick Gallery

Mediums
Mediums Description
vera
Classifications
Object Number
1996.98.9
Palette
Linked Open Data
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