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Satellite Brooch, 2010

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Herman Hermsen. It is dated 2010 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is aluminum dibond laminated photograph, plastic reflector, glass beads. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Hermsen started working with photographs in 2009, often adding forms to the images. Here he associates the image of a radio telescope with the idea of sending something undefined and receiving brilliance in return through the plastic reflectors.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.5 × 9.3 × 2.9 cm (2 3/16 × 3 11/16 × 1 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse,in script, 'Herman Hermsen 2010'. Additionally,'1/1? (could be 1/7). Stamped 325 and a grid-like stamp.

Cite this object as

Satellite Brooch, 2010; Designed by Herman Hermsen (Dutch, b. 1953); aluminum dibond laminated photograph, plastic reflector, glass beads; H x W x D: 5.5 × 9.3 × 2.9 cm (2 3/16 × 3 11/16 × 1 1/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-42

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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