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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Williams, Amanda
Culture:American (1974-)
Title:Matterful Black Lives Tea Set
Date Made:2021
Type:Sculpture
Materials:glazed ceramic, mahogany
Place Made:Chicago, IL
Measurements:Overall: 10 3/8 in x 21 1/4 in x 16 1/4 in; 26.4 cm x 54 cm x 41.3 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2021.24
Credit Line:Gift of the Artist

Currently on view

Description:
handmade tea set comprised of 6 cups (with three different shapes), tea pot with two handles, creamer and sugar dish with lid in black glazed and/or black clay; nside of cups is painted by hand in black, white, and greyscale colors inspired by the Black Lives Matter banners on Smith campus houses, as part of the commission "An Imposing Number of Times" (2020-22)

Tags:
tea; abstract; activists; students

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