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Barb Smith (United States, b. 1979)

No. 3 [full title in description]
40 1/2 × 20 × 15 in. (102.9 × 50.8 × 38.1 cm) (plus two floor tiles)
Medium: Mixed media
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of the artist, 2018
Object number: 2018.15.1-82
Not on View
DescriptionNo. 3
i. Kissing angel
ii. A wall, or, the bottom of somewhere (?)
iii. Plaster spoons (two)
iv. Paraffin wax with summer heat
v. Pieces of fluted expansion cement, nesting stuck
vi. Red clay structure with water damage
vii. Nesting pinch pots, empty (numerous listening)
viii. Chest section cut from a bronze bird
ix. Nylon disposable socks (two)
x. Steel rings, stacked (twenty one), resting (eleven)
xi. Silver cat’s eye
xii. Red clay pinch pots, skinned and filled
xiii. Two unusual forms
xiv. Canon ball mortar
xv. Graphite crucible, broken (preserved)
xvi. Cut blue square
xvii. Bruise
xviii. Unfired porcelain ball
xix. Attempted holding (related to i.)
xx. Bite marks
xxi. Three-legged cow
xxii. Plastic wing fragment (Dear child:)
xxiii. Cut collection
xxiv. Large number of blue pigment fragments
xxv. Notebook paper trays (three)
xxvi. Glass wing accident
xxvii. Levitating armature
xxviii. Two unusual forms
xxix. Pewter bag with BB’s
xxx. Overflow
xxxi. Burning
xxxii. Cast baby powder
xxxiii. Pendant of metal approaching oval (see also: No. 5 object vii)
xxxiv. Single cut mark (red)
xxxv. Pewter, glass, cement fragment grouping (each the size of a pea)
xxxvi. Copper cone demonstration
xxxvii. Bobby pin
xxxviii. Metal jump rings (loose potential)
xxxix. Pellets making place (three)
xl. Latex rings (several unfortunate)
xli. Piece of string
xlii. Soft dish
xliii. Marble scene (twenty-one balls)
xliv. Pinch pots with a piece of their own skin
xlv. Plate rims, broken (eclipse simulation)
xlvi. BB’s
xlvii. Open frame
xlviii. Waiting rock

Dimensions variable (pedestal: 37 x 20 x 15 inches), 2017

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