geometric designs in a variety of colors in a sculptural form; two notched black pyramid shapes on either end of red textured bar form base; large open gold ring on one side with small yellow bar extending out on a diagonal, attached to a purple cylinder; grey triangular shaped attached to top of gold ring, topped with black double wedge shape in shiny black enamel, yellow square shape, copper-colored rod with light blue sideways pyramidal shapes, and horizontal silver ring with three black cylinders

© Peter Shire

Menorah #2, 1986

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Los Angeles native Peter Shire's artistic career has run the gamut from craft and fine art to architecture and industrial design. Shire was the only American designer involved with the high-profile Memphis design group active in 1980s Milan. This Hanukkah lamp features whimsical colors and forms combined with the use of industrial materials, all hallmarks of the Memphis style.

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Title
Menorah #2
Artist Life
born 1947
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2011.4
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geometric designs in a variety of colors in a sculptural form; two notched black pyramid shapes on either end of red textured bar form base; large open gold ring on one side with small yellow bar extending out on a diagonal, attached to a purple cylinder; grey triangular shaped attached to top of gold ring, topped with black double wedge shape in shiny black enamel, yellow square shape, copper-colored rod with light blue sideways pyramidal shapes, and horizontal silver ring with three black cylinders

© Peter Shire