Advanced Search
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.
Title:

Eat Meat


Artist: Lynda Benglis (born 1941)
Date: 1969/1975
Dimensions:
24 x 80 x 54 in. (61 x 203.2 x 137.2 cm)
Medium: Cast aluminum
Credit Line: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2010.35
Signed: interior: Eat Meat 1975 / Lynda Benglis
On View
Accession Number: 2010.35
Provenanceto (Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY); (Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA); William J. Hokin, Chicago, IL, by 1985; to (Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA); purchased by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR, 2010
Label TextEat Meat, a blob-like aluminum mass, looks like frozen liquid or oozing lava. Notice how the layers stack up, creating an organic record of her process. The title, Eat Meat, corresponds to the idea of consumption.
<