Untitled Sea Form

  • David Leppla, Untitled Sea Form, 1985, glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken, 1999.57.2

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Untitled Sea Form evokes a mysterious sea creature or plant. The mottled colors and shapes imitate light shining on water, and the white, scooped edges suggest bleached shells washed up on the sand. There is a strong sense of movement, and the translucent glass "skin" has broken away in places to reveal a mesh of tubes writhing through the form.

Title
Untitled Sea Form
Artist
Date
1985
On View
Dimensions
6 x 16 x 9 in. (15.2 x 40.6 x 22.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken

Mediums Description
glass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – unspecified
Object Number
1999.57.2
Palette
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