M J Alldredge
Collection Name: Utah State Folk Arts Collection
Dimensions: 9.25 x 7 x 28.75
Accession ID: 1990.07
Copyright: Copyright All Years. Utah Division of Arts & Museums. All Rights Reserved.
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Sculpture made of scraps of old tools, nails, bolts, pipe joints, and wire. At one end are a skunk, a rabbit and a tree made of twisted wire. Two musicians play a guitar and a violin made of washers and screws. At other end a boy and girl sit on a log made of pipe. A snake is crawling out of the pipe. Four couples dance in center. They are mounted on a strip of metal painted green. The men's heads and torsos are made of ballpeen hammer heads. After several years working as a cowboy, artist became a welder. His father had been the town blacksmith. He later used his skill to create art.