Museum in a Minute #5 – David Mach’s Coathanger Sculpture

Museum in a Minute #5 – David Mach’s Coathanger Sculpture

May 15, 2014 | Published by MMA
David Mach, Likeness Guaranteed
David Mach, Likeness Guaranteed 1996, Wire coathangers with steel reinforcing, 182.9 x 134.6 cm. Levy Bequest Purchase.
photo: Isaac Applebaum

In this most recent Museum in a Minute, MMA Information Officer Teresa Gregorio looks at Scottish artist David Mach’s coathanger sculpture, Likeness Guaranteed, one of the most popular works in McMaster’s collection, how it came to be a McMaster, and how the artist considered other key works in our art collection as he made it.

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