White Table Canyon

  • Wayne Higby, White Table Canyon, 1981, earthenware, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift of the James Renwick Alliance, 1989.36.1

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The space inside Wayne Higby’s White Table Canyon is confined by its form, but it suggests a canyon that stretches on forever. The dark edges of the cliffs move from inside the vessel to the exterior, signifying that the landscape is not enclosed within the walls of the bowl.

Title
White Table Canyon
Artists
Date
1981
On View
Dimensions
10 5/8 x 19 3/4 x 16 in. (27.0 x 50.2 x 40.7 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase and gift of the James Renwick Alliance

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Classifications
Object Number
1989.36.1
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