Isabelle Moore (British, born 1965). <em>Amoeba Rocking Chair</em>, ca. 1995. Recycled plastic ("Origin"), plywood, 25 3/4 x 16 x 37 3/4 in. (65.4 x 40.6 x 95.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund, 1996.133 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.133_bw.jpg)

Amoeba Rocking Chair

Artist:Isabelle Moore

Medium: Recycled plastic ("Origin"), plywood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1995

Dimensions: 25 3/4 x 16 x 37 3/4 in. (65.4 x 40.6 x 95.9 cm)


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


Accession Number: 1996.133

Image: 1996.133_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Rocking chair made out of recycled plastic ("Origin") and plywood. chair back, seat, and underside continuous concave arched form; flat sides. Frame of red plywood covered with sheet of multicolored plastic (with flecks of white, reds, blues, greens, yellows) that are secured to frame with rows of screws; plastic sheet extends about 1 1/2 inches past frame. Ovoid cut-outs through the width of chair in top and bottom are similarly lined with plastic sheets. Condition: Excellent; a few scratches around chair and one lost screw on base.

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