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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Robert Fogt Photography
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Maker: Ron Kent, American, 1931–2018
Maker: Myra Kent, American, born 1932

Post-Nuclear Series


Norfolk Island pine and copper wire

8 7/8 × 9 7/8 in. (22.54 × 25.08 cm)
Gift of Ruth and David Waterbury, B.A. 1958, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Friends of American Arts at Yale
Made in Kailua, Hawaii
21st century
Containers - Wood

Purchased from the artist, April 16, 2008; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2013


Meredith Mendelsohn, “The Unexpected Art,” Yale Alumni Magazine (May/June 2013): 41, ill.

Glenn Adamson et al., Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection, exh. cat. (Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011), 137, 241, no. 244, back cover ill., ill.

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