Mechanical Music

Description

The large vertical painting consists of a dark ground. In the lower portion, five wooden spoons are attached. Along the upper edge is an impression of a hand and a plus and minus sign flank the right and left edges in the upper portion of the canvas. At a diagonal in the lower portion appears a long spatula or spoon shape nestled in a sandy brown area. The surface of the work is complex with numbers, letters and calculations barely visible.

Physical Description

1 art original : paint, mixed media ; 60 x 84 in.

Creation Information

Cheal, Susan 1994.

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project and one other and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 18 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Artist

  • Cheal, Susan American; faculty, UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • Cheal, Susan

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Description

The large vertical painting consists of a dark ground. In the lower portion, five wooden spoons are attached. Along the upper edge is an impression of a hand and a plus and minus sign flank the right and left edges in the upper portion of the canvas. At a diagonal in the lower portion appears a long spatula or spoon shape nestled in a sandy brown area. The surface of the work is complex with numbers, letters and calculations barely visible.

Physical Description

1 art original : paint, mixed media ; 60 x 84 in.

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College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project

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Creation Date

  • 1994

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 19, 2012, 1:25 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 22, 2013, 11:54 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cheal, Susan. Mechanical Music, artwork, 1994; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc129820/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.