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Kinetic Sculpture Designed by Henry Pearson for MoMA "Moiratron", 1968

Item Details

Designed by Henry Charles Pearson (American, 1914 – 2006) for MoMa
Moiratron, 1968
Clear polystyrene box with serigraph printed patterns and clear acrylic interior band
Unsigned
From a seasonal gift edition produced for sale at the Museum of Modern Art in New York during the 1968 Christmas season
Copyright information printed to side on interior band
Kinetic sculpture designed to produce rippling moiré patterns when the two halves of the box are turned.

Condition

- slight yellowing to polysyrene box and interior band; chip to rim of lower half; surface wear including scratches and scuffs throughout; accretion throughout; discoloration and foxing to gift box.

Dimensions

6.5" W x 1.5" H x 6.5" D

- measures gift box; sculptural object measures 6.25" W x 1.25" H x 6.25" D.

Item #

ITMG563387

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