polychaete

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Synonyms for polychaete

chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles

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On another, he had himself photographed in a field with his bristle worms, sunbathing with them and tending to their needs.
He brought his bristle worms out to the countryside just so that he could be shown relaxing with them.
As we look at the artist's series of pieces from 1968, the sculptures at first seem a group of easily identifiable figures: a trap, a bow and arrow, a sundial, a bristle worm. No great surprise occurs when approaching one of these objects and walking around it, as would be the case with contemporaneous American sculpture by Donald Judd or Eva Hesse, where different perspectives and changing qualities of reflected and absorbed light change one's very understanding of the structure.