These artworks from the South Dakota Art Museum Permanent Collection reflect elemental natural wave forms in their patterns and designs. More than just a design motif, many of these works speak to the spiritual qualities and connective potency of these forms and patterns.
Wu Chien Lem, Filling What's Empty, 1978
Dale Lamphere, Meteor, c. 2004, river rock, stainless steel
Mark Shekore, Platter, 1981, glazed porcelain bowl
Roy Ahlgren, National Crevice, serigraph, #44/150, 1980 ♦ Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California 1972-76, color photograph, 1976 ♦ James Eisentrager, Poly-Conic #3, acrylic on canvas, 1982 ♦ Richard Florsheim, Spray, lithograph, 1977 ♦ Dale Lamphere, Meteor, river rock, stainless steel, c. 2004 ♦ Wu Chien Lem, Empty What’s Full, ink on paper, 1978 ♦ Wu Chien Lem, Filling What’s Empty, ink on paper, 1978 ♦ Cathryn Mallory, Ascend, Hand-felted wool, nickel-plated copper wire, wood block pulley, chain, weight ♦ Nicholas Monro, The Flood, screenprint, 1971 ♦ Lowell Nesbitt, Flamingo, silkscreen, 1981 ♦ Gabor Peterdi, Blue Surf, etching, #193/200, 1969 ♦ Paul Peterson, Advocate Valence-Levitating Above a Stock Pond, oil on canvas, 2013 ♦ Nemadji Pottery, untitled (bowl), painted ceramic, n.d. ♦ Mark Shekore, Platter, Glazed porcelain, 1981 ♦ Signe Stuart, Heat, acrylic on canvas, heptaptych, 1976 ♦ Signe Stuart, Lac qui Parle, acrylic, white conte crayon on mulberry paper, 1985 ♦ Mida Tafoya, untitled (jar), black pottery, n.d. ♦ Mida Tafoya, untitled (jar), black ceramic, n.d. ♦ Martin Wanserski, The Triumph of Intuition and Order Over Reason and Chaos, charcoal on paper, 1977 ♦ Tapio Wirkkala for Iitalla, Tree Stump, Glass, 1958 ♦ William Wold, Raku and Chrome Duet, ceramic sculpture, 1972