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Ernest and Ruth (work of art)

Artwork Info

Created
2015
Nationality
American
Birth/Death
1976-
Dimensions
83 x 96 x 24 in.
(210.8 x 243.8 x 61 cm)

Credit

Gift of Pat and Tom Gipson

© Hank Willis Thomas

Culture
American

About

Shaped like cartoon speech bubbles, these sculptures offer visitors a place to sit and interact with the works of art and with each other. The artist states, “When viewers occupy the piece, they are encouraged to contemplate what it means to inhabit their own speech and beliefs.”

 

Tags: contemporary, experiential

Images

  • Hank Willis Thomas Ernest and Ruth

    Ernest and Ruth by Hank Willis Thomas