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Arjuna's Bell

Description: Half of the bowl is decorated in yellow while the other half consists of many closely spaced dark blue rectangular hash marks. On the yellow half of the bowl are many hieroglyphic type marks.
Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Life on the Moon

Description: The porcelain artwork consists of a cup shape seated on a base. The cup is covered with yellow, gray and black geometric decoration. The yellow sections are textured with linear striations while the gray areas include some squiggly marks that resemble cursive handwriting.
Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Rosebud

Description: The sculptural wall piece consists of two copper pipe shapes in opposite facing open right angles. Bridging the space between the two right angles are four vertical flat shapes decorated with various geometric shapes and colors. Running vertically through each center panel is a black and angular S shape. Filling in the negative space of the right angles are three right angle pieces of clay woven and decorated with various colors, shapes and lines.
Date: 1981
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Blue Bayou

Description: An earthenware platter sits atop a shiny textured black base and blue and orange geometric shapes. The grooved dark portion of the base is shiny while the orange shape is textured and the blue shape is decorated with a dot pattern.
Date: 1989
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Ptolemy's Atlas

Description: The vessel is a tall bowl shape covered with a grooved texture over which are some vertical light blue rectangles that pierce a light purple circle that is textured with curvy lines.
Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Ice Station Florentine

Description: The bowl shape sits atop a cushion shape. The white porcelain bowl is decorated with bold black curlicues and black squares. There is some pale yellow wash and fine linear marks.
Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Song Sung Blue

Description: The bowl shape sits atop a cushion shape that echoes the surface colors and textures of the bowl. A circle shape enclosing wiggly lines decorates the center of the exterior side of the bowl. Also around the exterior of the bowl are vertically oriented linear black lines and textural lines.
Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Jupiter's Goalee

Description: The white bowl shape is covered with patterned squares filled in with black and blue short hash marks. A sweeping blue transparent overlay shape hugs the side of the bowl as do two horizontally oriented black outlines.
Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Screen Saver

Description: The bowl shape includes a green silhouette of a dog and a yellow square outline. Hieroglyphic type marks cover the striped bowl.
Date: 1998
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Smelter Shelter

Description: The artwork consists of five upright copper color poles around which twist decorated rolling pin shapes affixed to the uprights with pipes the same color as the uprights. The rolling pin shapes are covered with patterns and shapes of bright yellow, orange and black.
Date: 1981
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Snail

Description: The sculpture depicts a large blue-green hand with four fingers outstretched. A pink spiral circles the back of the hand and crosses over three vertical black bar openings.
Date: 2004
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Pogo

Description: The vertically oriented sculpture consists of several tubular yellow shapes that pierce a dark green plane which itself extends into another leg support.
Date: 1983
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Our House

Description: This flat piece consists of copper shapes that resemble a house outline. Two of these shapes meet and within the outlines are other various colored shapes that resemble an architectural floor plan.
Date: 1982
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Humble Origins

Description: The platter's edge is a yellow crackled surface on that encloses a green crackle texture in the center. Six purple curved rectangular shapes begin at the outside edge and move to the center while yellow and orange coils fill one side of the interior of the platter.
Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Dialectics

Description: The sculpture consists of a yellow head shape with a secondary face appearing in an oval shape on the surface. Protruding vertically out of the top of the head are three leaf like covered elongated shapes.
Date: 2000
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Silver Blue Vase

Description: The silver blue shape functions as the base of the work out of which and around which emerge brown, silver and yellow tubular shapes.
Date: 1983
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Unplugged

Description: The artwork is in the shape of a plate and on it is depicted a masked man applying something to a large cactus like shape. The plate is rimmed in a textured blue. The light yellow background of the plate is covered with hieroglyphic type marks and symbols. The man's body is a heavily textured green color and his mask is orange.
Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Activities A-G

Description: The work consists of a series of six books. They were included in the exhibition From Here to There: Practice, Form, and Meaning, May 22 - August 4, 2012.
Date: 2011
Creator: Smith, Delaney

L'Chaim

Description: A brown mound shape decorated with incised curlicues is the base upon which sits a small house. The pieces disassemble revealing a hidden cup.
Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Flock

Description: The orange platter contains a yellow face in low relief in the center and surrounding the face are highly textured blue bird silhouettes.
Date: 2000
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Untitled

Description: The vertically oriented sculpture is in the form of a ladder type shape. Each "rung" has the shape of rolling pins that are decorated with geometric shapes in various colors.
Date: 1980
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Tsunami

Description: The sculptural earthenware piece depicts a person's head from the nose up. The eyes are wide open and atop the head are four shapes resembling ears of corn. The colors are predominately yellows and light browns with blue eyes. The face and hair are highly textured.
Date: 1998
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Pixilating

Description: The piece consists of a large yellow platter shape within which is a red zero shape, a large and loose black and green X shape between which is a green rod with wire twisted around its length.
Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Marvel

Description: A tall bowl shape sits atop a cushion shaped base. Both the base and the vessel are covered with a complex series of patterns and textures. Vertical panels of yellow, light blue and black are further enhanced with texture and short curvilinear lines in gray and black. Rectangular cutouts are inside the black sections of both the vessel and base.
Date: 1998
Creator: Milnes, Robert