Aminah Robinson "Pages in History" Series Musical Mixed Media Sculpture, 1983
Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson (Columbus, Ohio, 1940 – 2015)
Untitled (elderly man in agbada), 1983
Clay, leather, fabric, fiber, buttons, beads, shells, and metal sculptural assemblage on wood base
Signed and dated to the fabric at the verso of sculpture
From the artist’s Pages in History series
Includes a wind-up music box within the sculpture
- music box is in working condition at the time of cataloging; sculpture has a rod, possible intended as a “cane”, made from fabric in its “right hand” which appears to have snapped at the base; visible cuts in the fabric at the front of the sculpture, possibly intentional; light fraying and loose threads to fabric; discoloration, accretions, minor scuffing, and abrasions to surfaces of sculpture; light abrasions, scuffing, and accretions to wood base.
- measurements including base.