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Jack Earl (United States, b. 1934)

There was a man who worked at Copelands and he lived at 513 West street and then he got a job at the stove factory and now he lives at 1680 Lincolnshire Drive and then he bought a new Oldsmobile and his kids are grown now. One lives in Texas...
Date: 1979
Dimensions:
(50.8 x 29.8 x 30.5 cm)
Medium: Glazed ceramic, china paint; hand-built
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of Karen Johnson Boyd, 1992
Object number: 1992.69.5
Not on View
DescriptionCeramic sculpture in the form of a realistic, tin garbage can, filled with garbage bag, broken bottle, soda can, milk bottle, trunk of wood and miscellaneous trash. The front of the garbage can is cut away to reveal a forest scene, showing a man sitting by a fire, with a stream, trees, tents, and hills in the background.

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