"Mushroom Cloud" Resin Sculpture by Yeffe Kimball

Resin and lucite sculpture with barbed wired substructure by Yeffe Kimbal. This piece was made during her "fused earth" period inspired by a piece of earth that was fused during Manhattan Project nuclear tests that her husband, Harvey Slatin, a physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, possessed. The sculpture depicts a nuclear mushroom cloud. It is rare and unique in that the majority of Kimball's works are paintings. USA.

19.5 in. (50 cm)
31.5 in. (80 cm)
12 in. (30 cm)

Circa 1960