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Mole Blinded by Sun

Documentation Signed
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials Wood and Bronze
Dimensions
W. 14 in; H. 21 in;
W. 35.56 cm; H. 53.34 cm;
Condition Good. The work is in very good condition. The cracks to the wood we believe to be original to the the piece.
Creation Date 1962
Description A whimsical and very interesting sculpture with a Zen feeling.
The work consists of a wood cube base with bronze mounts and the attached sculpture .
It is signed and titled and the bottom.The work was acquired from a very important corporate collection.
This is an article from MONA
Artist(s):
Robert A. Flynn
Robert Flynn: Art from the Permanent Collection is a celebration of the prolific career of this Pacific Northwest artist. Born in 1930, Flynn worked in the Seattle area for 17 years and then another 40 years on the island of Kauai, where he still creates art today. A sculptor, painter, and printmaker, he is self-trained but taught art at Broadway Junior College and at a night school. Originally employed as a sign painter with a pictorial style, Flynn decided to leave this job in order to devote more time to his art with the emotional support of his wife, Sharon.
In an interview with the curator for the exhibit, Flynn recounts how he “was blown away seeing Jackson Pollock’s work at Seattle Art Museum” sometime in the 1950s. He lists many international modern and contemporary artists as inspiration for his work, but places a heavy emphasis on Pollock and the romantic and tonal painter Albert Pinkham Ryder. This exhibit will include both sculpture and paintings, many of which are abstract. The viewer will be able to observe both the thick paint strokes of Ryder, the drops reminiscent of Pollock, and many other Modern art techniques and styles that Flynn made his own throughout his career.
Styles / Movements Modernism
Incollect Reference Number 344034
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