Michael Graves (American, 1934-2015). <em>"Pop Art" Toaster</em>, Designed 1999. ABS plastic, santoprene, metal, 8 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. (21.9 x 31.8 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Michael Graves & Associates, 2003.72.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.72.2.jpg)

"Pop Art" Toaster

Artist:Michael GravesBlack and DeckerTarget Corp.

Medium: ABS plastic, santoprene, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed 1999

Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. (21.9 x 31.8 x 22.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2003.72.2

Image: 2003.72.2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Electric "Pop Art" toaster; white ABS plastic body with yellow, gray, and blue santoprene accents. Body is a general trapezoid shape with rounded contours and undulating top edge; raised on four gray half egg-shaped feet. On front of toaster in center, yellow oval knob to set toast darkness, surrounded by five number settings in stainless steel disks. On proper left side, control lever (for raising & lowering toast) is capped with a blue egg-shaped handle. Toaster has slots for two pieces of bread, openings on top. On base, hinged crumb tray that swings open with pull-tab latch. Condition: Excellent

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