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Hassel Smith's sculpture Adventures in food, ca. 1955


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Title: Hassel Smith's sculpture Adventures in food

Date: ca. 1955

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm.

Description: Handwritten notes on verso: Hassell Smith, East-West Gallery, San Francisco, 1950 (?); Adventures in food in collection of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Martin, now resident in San Francisco at 2000 Vallejo St.

A line is drawn from the title of the work pointing to a handwritten list: peanut butter and jellyfish sandwich; pickled [...]; foul bowel; paté de frou frou, etc.

Sculpture consists of an open cabinet with shelves holding jars and an object wrapped in wax paper. Some of the jars are labeled: smoked bung; marshmallow pudding; the sage.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Hassel Smith's sculpture Adventures in food, ca. 1955. Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14157