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Images of Lucas Samaras, Transformation: Knives
Fifteen differently shaped knives covered in assorted colors and materials—such as yarn, string, ...
Fifteen differently shaped knives covered in assorted colors and materials—such as yarn, string, fabric, and fur—are arranged in a circle, with points facing inward, on a white background.
Lucas Samaras, American, b. Greece, 1936
Transformation: Knives, 1968
Knives, beads, acrylic, adhesive, wood, pins, thread, hair, plastic, yarn, razor blades, photograph, Plexiglas, cotton, wire, coral, and plaster on a Plexiglas base
Panel: 40 × 40 × 3 ½ in. (101.6 × 101.6 × 8.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bergman, 1974.11
Photo: Nathan Keay
© MCA Chicago
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