Jean Follett (June 5, 1917-July 6, 1990) was an American sculptor and assemblage artist. She was a member of the New York abstract art movement of the 1940s and 1950s. Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Follett
Many-Headed Creature by Jean Follett 1958 / Light switch and socket, cooling coils, window screen, nails, faucet knobs, mirror, twine, cinders, castor, springs, wood, wire chain, and rope on wood panel / 24″x24″x4-3/4″ / MoMA, NYC
c.1970s /Paint and pigment on wood / Dimensions? / Second Face Museum of Cultural Masks, online* *[Unfortunately, my anti-spyware program recently detected problems with that site,
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