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Gerry King

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Country Australia
Title Atlantis Find
Medium Kiln formed Glass,
Cold finished, hand and machine
Front curved, back concave
Steel Base, powder coated
Type Sculpture
Size Total, with stand:
weight: 4.4 lbs,  2 kg
34 x 16 x 12"   86 x 40 x 30 cm.

Glass part dimensions:
15 x 16 x 8"  38 x 40 x 20 cm.
Price   $8200
December, 2012
One of 2 pieces, the other is in the collection of Sir Elton John
    About Atlantis Find
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Photo by   Grant Hancock

About Atlantis Find

Gerry King

Claims are made with assertion that they are based on fact, but on occasion the basis is theory.
Archeology is not immune from this practice.
This Series is influenced by the varying beliefs about the existence of the lost city Atlantis.

 I assert that my works are as identifiable as being specific archeological finds
as some other objects displayed in museums. 
Of particular inspiration are reassembled ceramic vessels, inclusive of new sections inserted by the museum. 
While it can be almost certain that the missing shard did not include a handle or spout it is not proven.
It is the uncertainty that attracts me to notion of determining fact by compiling incomplete evidence.

This series is represented in the collection of Sir Elton John.