Sweet Spot

  • Dixie Biggs, Sweet Spot, 2010, Jordan sugar maple, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jeffrey Bernstein, M.D. and Judith Chernoff, M.D., 2021.66.5

In each of my pieces I try to evoke the sense of tranquility that one often finds during a quiet walk in the woods.” —Dixie Biggs


Dixie Biggs illustrates the intricacies of nature with her wood forms. Biggs learned to carve from her mother and then taught herself woodturning in 1978


This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World, 2022


Title
Sweet Spot
Artist
Date
2010
Location
Dimensions
7 12 × 4 34 × 4 34 in. (19.1 × 12.1 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Jeffrey Bernstein, M.D. and Judith Chernoff, M.D.

Mediums
Mediums Description
Jordan sugar maple
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – foliage
Object Number
2021.66.5
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

More from artist

More Artworks from the Collection