- Norma Minkowitz, American, 1937-
- Born: New York, NY
- Work Locations: United States
Crocheted cotton over plastic
Neusteter Textile Collection: Acquired by exchange
Norma Minkowitz (American). Legs I. 1974. Crocheted cotton over plastic. Neusteter Textile Collection: Acquired by exchange. 2007.1.
Dimensionsheight: 5 1/2 in, 13.9700 cm; diameter: 5 1/2 in, 13.9700 cm
DepartmentTextile Art and Fashion
CollectionTextile Art and Fashion-Contemporary
A visual pun, Legs I echoes the L’eggs-brand pantyhose concept of leg and egg together. Minkowitz started with the egg-shaped pantyhose holder and then covered it with numerous tiny crocheted legs.
Known ProvenancePurchased February 2007 from Bellas Artes Ltd., [Santa Fe, NM] by the Denver Art Museum
- "Debut: Textile Art Acquisitions," March 17 - November 25, 2007 (DAM)
- "Sleight of Hand," April 9, 2011 - 2012 (DAM)