Los Angeles native Peter Shire's artistic career has run the gamut from craft and fine art to architecture and industrial design. Shire was the only American designer involved with the high-profile Memphis design group active in 1980s Milan. This Hanukkah lamp features whimsical colors and forms combined with the use of industrial materials, all hallmarks of the Memphis style.

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  • Title: Menorah #2
  • Date Created: 1986
  • origin: United States
  • Physical Dimensions: w25.5 x h19.25 x d19.5 in
  • Measurements: 19 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (48.9 x 64.77 x 49.53 cm) (approx.)
  • Artist: Peter Shire
  • Type: Judaica
  • Rights: © Peter Shire. Gift of funds from Tamara and Michael Root and the Eloise and Elliot Kaplan Endowment for Judaica, http://www.artsmia.org/index.php?section_id=7
  • External Link: Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
  • Medium: Steel, anodized aluminum, brass, chrome, enamel