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Artwork copyright Maki Tamura. Photo courtesy of the artist.
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Documents

Experiments, 2011

Maki Tamura
(Japanese, born 1974)

Location: Spokane Community College, Spokane

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Seattle-based artist Maki Tamura explores the history of medicine during the 17th and 18th centuries, in "Experiments," a five-part painted porcelain sculpture that pays homage to Luigi Galvani's breakthroughs in medicine.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Community Colleges of Spokane.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based artist Maki Tamura was born in Japan and raised in Indonesia. She attended the University of Washington and recieved her Masters in Fine Art in Painting from Tyler School of Art. Tamura combines, subverts, and reimagines elements and influences from different cultures and artistic traditions to create her conceptual installations, paintings, and sculptures.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Medium

Glazed porcelain

Dimensions

27 in x 27 in x 2 in

ID Number

WSAC2011.017.000

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Community Colleges of Spokane

Artwork Location

Spokane Community College
Building 7 - SW lobby

WA County

Spokane

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

2000 N Greene St, MS 1016
Spokane, WA 99217-5399

Geo. Coordinates

47.67527 | -117.358757

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