Herb Williams (Alabama/Tennessee, b. 1973) violin sculpture titled "Waxing Baroque," comprised of crayons on a wood backing. Signed and titled en verso. 22" H x 8 1/2" W x 4" D. Note: Alabama born artist Herb Williams now lives and works in Nashville. His crayon sculptures have brought him worldwide acclaim and are in numerous private and public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Museum Purchase Grant in 2004 and the Next Star Artist Award in 2008. Provenance: the estate of Raeanne Rubenstein, Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School of Communication, Ms. Rubenstein was a professional photographer specializing in images of celebrities ranging from John Lennon, Janis Joplin and Andy Warhol to Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton. Her work appeared in Rolling Stone, Life, People, and most recently the Ken Burns documentary, Country Music. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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