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Kitchen Table Allegory

Jessica Jackson Hutchins

Contemporary Art

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.
MEDIUM Wood, ink, ceramic
DATES 2010
DIMENSIONS 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)
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Edward A. Bragaline, by exchange
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Jessica Jackson Hutchins
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CAPTION 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. © Jessica Jackson Hutchins
IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.25a-b_Derek_Eller_Gallery_photograph.jpg. image courtesi of Derek Eller Gallery
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Kitchen Table Allegory