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20th c
8 3/4 in. x 16 3/4 in. x 15 in. (22.23 cm x 42.55 cm x 38.1 cm)

Claire Falkenstein , American, (July 22, 1908–November 9, 1997)

Object Type: Sculpture
Creation Place: North America, United States, California
Medium and Support: Copper tubing and molten venetian glass
Credit Line: Gift of the artist
Accession Number: 95.53

Similar in material to the monumental fountain Structure and Flow that is the centerpiece on the patio of Claire’s at the Museum Restaurant, Element was made by Falkenstein when she settled in Venice, California.

2008-2009: "Modernism and The Wichner Collection," November 7, 2008 - August 16, 2009, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
1995: "Crossing Currents: A Decade of Collecting," September 2 - November 19, 1995, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

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  • H: 8 3/4; W: 16 3/4; D: 15 inches Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 16 3/4 x 15 in. (22.23 x 42.55 x 38.1 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Claire Falkenstein
    Role: artist
    Place: Los Angeles, California
    Dates: 1965, August 28, 1995

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