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Wood Anatomy, 2012

Benson Shaw
(American, born 1950)

Location: Wood Technology Center, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Presented at two magnifications, Benson Shaw's "Wood Anatomy" depicts the intricate, lacelike cellular structure of wood. The artwork suggests that investigation can be limitless, one can always look deeper and learn more.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Seattle Central Community College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Seattle-based artist Benson Shaw creates sculptures and architectural installations for public places in a variety of media. He received a BA in physics from Colorado College and an MA in sculpture, with a minor in art history from the University of New Mexico.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - glass

Medium

Glass, PVC, and urethane resin

Dimensions

dimensions variable

ID Number

WSAC2011.005.00A-T

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Seattle Central College

Artwork Location

Wood Technology Center
Main entrance: East, South and West sides

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

2310 S. Lane
Seattle, WA 98144

Geo. Coordinates

47.59663 | -122.30169

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