Kitchen Table Allegory
Jessica Jackson Hutchins
Incorporating a well-worn wooden table and a misshapen ceramic bowl, Jessica Jackson Hutchins’s Kitchen Table Allegory uses design objects to create a sculpture that evokes the private world of the home. The table served Hutchins and her family until she decided to use it as the plate for a series of prints that were initially presented with the sculpture. Personal without devolving into the confessional, the work situates the source of creative inspiration within the familial and the everyday.
Wood, ink, ceramic
Table: 30 x 65 x 42 in. (76.2 x 165.1 x 106.7 cm)
Other (Ceramic element): 26 x 32 x 14 in. (66 x 81.3 x 35.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Edward A. Bragaline, by exchange
© Jessica Jackson Hutchins
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Jessica Jackson Hutchins (American, born 1971). Kitchen Table Allegory, 2010. Wood, ink, ceramic, Table: 30 x 65 x 42 in. (76.2 x 165.1 x 106.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edward A. Bragaline, by exchange, 2010.25a-b. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: image courtesi of Derek Eller Gallery, CUR.2010.25a-b_Derek_Eller_Gallery_photograph.jpg)
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