51db Intersecting Cubes, Dail Behennah, dried willow,welding rods, 10” x 10” x 10”, 2014, $5,000
46db Rhombus, Dail Behennah, , white willow, silver plated pins, 16" x 16" x 2.5", 2008, $4,000
48db Small Willow Bowl, Dail Behennah, white willow, silver-plated pins, 9" x 9" x 9", 2007, $1,100
Nine By Five, Dail Behennah, stainless steel ropes, 77" x 33", 2012, Call
49db Shadow Disk Dail Behennah, white willow, silver-plated pins, 14.75" x 14.75" x 3", 2007, $2,300
Detail of Pebble Sphere
Selected collections and exhibition venues:
Crafts Council, London, England (Contemporary International Basketmaking and Out of this World, traveling exhibition, permanent collection); Sotheby’s London, UK; Collect, London, UK; Ruthin Craft Centre, (Hands Across the Border, traveling exhibition, catalog); Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (Basketry: Making Human Nature); Kunstverein, Coburg, Germany (Drawing, Permanence and Place, traveling exhibition, catalog); Dalslands Konstmuseum, Upperud, Sweden (solo exhibition); Edsel & Ethel Ford House Gallery, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan (Green from the Get Go: International Contemporary Basketmakers); Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (East Weaves West, traveling exhibition); Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery, UK (Labelled, commission and acquisition). Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin (permanent collection); Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK (permanent collection); Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK (permanent collection); Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK (permanent collection); Bankfield Museum, Halifax, UK (permanent collection); Worcester Museum & Art Gallery, UK (permanent collection); Taunton & Somerset Hospital, UK (permanent collection); Västra Götalandsregionen, Sweden (100 Beginnings, permanent collection).
32db FIVE STAINLESS STEEL ROPE BALLS
Dail Behennah, stainless steel ropes
4mm rope --16 cms. diameter; 3mm rope--11 cms. diameter; 1.5mm --8.5cms. diameter; .081mm--3 cms. diameter, 2001
Some of my work has been influenced by grids, fences and scaffolding. I am particularly interested in the dramatic shadows cast by the basket and the way that the stack of grids changes from two to three dimensions as the viewer moves around the bowl.