My Presidents and Other Recent Acquisitions

Two identical vinyl fire extinguishers sit together on a small shelf underneath a vinyl plaque with text from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" written on it in English and braille.

Jeanne Silverthorne, Shelley Braille and Fire Extinguishers, 2018, platinum silicone rubber, phosphorescent pigment, 33 x 17 x 5 inches overall. Acquired 2020; Gift of Robert Emmet Hernan

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In My Presidents and Other Recent Acquisitions, museum curators chose works by seven artists to highlight the latest additions to the collection. These works of art take a look at diverse themes, from Ben Patterson’s astrological analysis of thirteen Presidents of the United States to Jeanne Silverthorne’s very lyrical sculpted fire extinguishers that include a passage from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in braille.

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