Rebekah Laskin, Rectangular Pin, 1994, enamel on copper, brass, and plexiglas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1994, Rebekah Laskin, Gift of Aaron Faber Gallery, Carl Pforzheimer III, and Kenneth R. Trapp, 1998.22
Unlike most enamelists, Rebekah Laskin uses matte colors and scratched surfaces. Her art is abstract, and she uses color and texture to convey emotion. Layers of color stretch to the very edges and are not contained by a border, making Rectangular Pin seem like a fragment of a larger work. The dark, vertical channel or "tunnel" in the center divides the brooch in two and highlights the small nugget of gold at its base.
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2 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/2 in. (6.7 x 5.3 x 1.3 cm)
© 1994, Rebekah Laskin
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Aaron Faber Gallery, Carl Pforzheimer III, and Kenneth R. Trapp
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- enamel on copper, brass, and plexiglas
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