/ Evaporite Ship
bisque, variable process surface treatment, circa 1973.
Fish Head, 18 in. sq., sedimentary deposited surface,
Robert Pfannebecker Collection, Lancaster, PA.
Right: Evaporite Ship (also known as Soda Ship), 30 in. long, evaporated soluble salt
surface, provenance unknown.
of tableau works from the early 1970's, that mark an evolution
from more constructed imagery to process-affected imagery,
primarily influenced by geologic and geo-chemical processes
such as sedimentation, precipitation and evaporation. A range
of works in this scale and approach, along with a move across
the country in 1974 to teach at the University of Kentucky,
influenced the next body of work, the Exile Series.