The Sunshine Machine



Wall-mounted sculpture, constructed from mixed media including papier maché, of a box that appears to have a tube running through it from top to bottom. In the center of the box facing outward is a circular opening with a smiling face. Overall light yellowish colors.

Robert Middaugh (1935-2011) was born and raised in Chicago and studied at the Art Institute. He was the curator of the art collection of the First National Bank of Chicago for a decade and later worked as an archivist for the Chicago Park District. His paintings are in several museum collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois State Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Los Angeles County Museum.

This sculpture is not currently on display.


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Physical Dimensions

16 x 8 1/4 in.