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United States of America 1927 – 1994


United States of America born 1943

The opti-can royale 1977 Materials & Technique: sculptures, tin can, synthetic polymer resin, Frensel lens system, electric light, electrical cord and plug, set of six photographs Impression: one of an edition of 55

Primary Insc: signed and inscribed on back on brass plate, l.c., pen and ink, "KIENHOLZ A.C. XII", not dated
Dimensions: 31.8 h x 22.2 w x 22.4 d cm photograph (each) 26.0 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2495.1-6
Image rights: © Nancy Reddin Kienholz
  • Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, publisher;
  • through whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, May 1978