Firefly: Portrait of the Artist with Cosmic Bubble, 1991

  • Jim Pallas, American, born 1941

Plastic, magnetic tape, plexiglas and electronic components

  • Overall: 96 × 54 × 8 1/2 inches (243.8 × 137.2 × 21.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture General Fund with funds from the Stroh Foundation, Vivian Day, John W. Stroh III, Jean and Joseph Hudson, Jr., and Sidney M. Hiller

1996.36

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Light
  • Sound
  • Technology
  • Plastic
  • Plexiglas (tm)
  • Tape
  • Sculpture
  • Man
  • Self-portrait
  • Figure (representation)
  • Detroit

the artist

1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Courtesy of the artist Contact: Jim Pallas 2015 Lakeshore Road, Applegate, MI 48401

Jim Pallas, Firefly: Portrait of the Artist with Cosmic Bubble, 1991, plastic, magnetic tape, Plexiglas and electronic components. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture General Fund with funds from the Stroh Foundation, et al., 1996.36.