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The Ceremony of the Tropic, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Alfonzo, Carlos 1950-1991  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: ceramic tile; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Mural
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Metro Dade County Metro Dade Transit Agency 111 N.W. 1st Avenue Miami Florida 33128
Located Santa Clara Metro Rail Station Coral Gables Florida
Date:
1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Florida, Miami survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(On lower right:) Alfonzo '85 (On lower left, first panel from right:) MAMINA (On top right first panel from right:) A. C. T. T.P. C.A. signed
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Summary:
Abstract relief mural composed of ceramic tiles with raised shapes and graffiti-like motifs. The mural is brightly colored in blue, yellow, red and green. Images in the mural include eyes, mouths, tropical fruit and plants. The mural is composed of four rectangular panels hung side by side and mounted high on a wall.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure--Fragment--Eye  Search this
Figure--Fragment--Mouth  Search this
Object--Foliage  Search this
Object--Fruit  Search this
Control number:
IAS FL000954
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338236