1. Picasso was one of the first artists to create sculpture by adding objects together in a process called assemblage. Try to identify the “found” objects he assembled in this monkey.
Pablo Picasso, Baboon and Young, 1951, bronze, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, gift of funds from the John Cowles Foundation
2. Many separate pieces of blown glass were added together to form this sculpture by Dale Chihuly.
Dale Chihuly, Sunburst, 1999, blown glass, neon, metal armature, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, gift of funds from Cargill and Donna MacMillan
3. Both additive and subtractive processes were used in making this figure from the Kongo culture in Africa. Each added nail stands for a binding promise.
Kongo people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nkisi Nkonde, late 19th century, wood, natural fibers, nails, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund