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Chest of Moles (Portrait of Pamela)

Date
1965–1985
Dimensions
overall installed 17 x 16-7/8 x 7-5/8 inches
Type
Sculptures
Description
A wooden and glass shelved case containg plastic photo-embedments of moles. The bottom shelf is white glass which diffuses the light from the light bulb underneath the shelf to illuminate the entire case.
Materials
photo-embedments in plastic, illuminated glass, wooden case, light fixture and lightbulb
Credit Line
T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1993
Accession Number
1993.127.1-.21
Inscriptions
in black ink on reverse of wooden case on white adhesive label at upper left "#72/Portrait of Pamela/1985./Note: Lights are not instant/start. Wait after switch-on."
Copyright
© Estate of Robert Watts, Courtesy Robert Watts Studio Archive, New York