Jeanne Silverthorne Shattered 2003

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Shattered, which depicts a microscopic view of human bone, is one of over twenty works made by the New York–based artist Jeanne Silverthorne that take molecular images of the human body as their model. Shattered's composition, although abstract, mimics the glacial formation shown in Caspar David Friedrich’s painting The Polar Sea (1824) in the Hamburger Kunsthalle. The entire work, including its frame, is constructed of cast rubber.

Gallery label from Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, May 3–July 10, 2006.
Rubber and paint
45 5/8 x 59 x 17" (115.9 x 149.9 x 43.2 cm)
Gift of Edward R. Broida
Object number
© 2020 Jeanne Silverthorne
Painting and Sculpture

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