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Creator Name: Ray, Charles
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1953-
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Charles Ray
Title: Puzzle Bottle
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1995
Creation End Date: 1995
Creation Date: 1995
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Glass, painted wood and cork
Parts and Pieces: 95.85a,a) Bottle with figure,a) Bottle with figure; 95.85b,b) Cork,b) Cork; 95.85a-bAccessory 1,Cork with lever for moving and storage
Dimensions: Overall 13 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (33.97 x 9.53 x 9.53 cm. )
Orientation/Arrangement: Cork with lever for moving and storage: The cork, part b), is only for exhibition. Theartist designed an accessory, a cork with lever, which replaces part b) for moving and storage. It presses on the figure to keep it in place. NOTE: Per Charles Ray, there is a spot ofbrown paint on the bottle that should not be removed. Please see file for email message datedMay 4, 1999.
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 95.85a-b
Credit Line: Purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committeeand Barbara and Eugene Schwartz
Provenance: Collection of the artist, 1995
Condition: 06/27/1995 ,Good ,Glued to pedestal from exhibition ,
Context - Person: Contemporary Committee
Context - Person: Ray Charles
Context - Person: Schwartz Eugene M.
Context - Date: 1995 - 1995
Exhibition History: "Altered and Irrational"
Exhibition History: "Art at the End of the Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art" (aka:"Multiple Identity"
Exhibition History: Charles Ray
Exhibition History: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part II)
Exhibition History: The Measure of All Things: Figure and Portrait in Contemporary Art
AMICA ID: WMAA.95.85a-b
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 33.97
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 9.53
Measurement Dimension: depth
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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