Bear Rug

2005

Object

Artist

Jude Tallichet, American, 1954
Born: Louisville, KY
Work Locations: Queens, NY

Country

Object Info

Object: sculpture
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2015.634

Medium/Technique

Aluminum

Credit

Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
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Dimensions

height: 8 in, 20.3200 cm; width: 70 in, 177.8000 cm; depth: 69 in, 175.2600 cm

Department

Modern and Contemporary Art

Extended Info

Tallichet references the postmodern theoretical debate on the value of the copy versus the original. She uses precious looking materials to reveal the distance between reality and nostalgic memory. On her website, Tallichet explains: 
“All these images come from my childhood, a childhood so ‘ordinary’ and American that I have a hard time distinguishing personal memories from the primordial cultural soup that spawned them…. The cheesy wagon wheel for me is equal parts romantic lost west and tacky entertainment….” Tallichet references the postmodern theoretical debate on the value of the copy versus the original. She uses precious looking materials to reveal the distance between reality and nostalgic memory….”

Tallichet earned an MFA in Sculpture in 1983 at the University of Montana in Missoula, and she currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

© Jude Tallichet