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Sculptor:
Rieman, Steven L.  Search this
Medium:
Steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Kinetic
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Coadministered by Joshua Tree National Monument 74485 National Monument Drive Twentynine Palms California 92277
Located Joshua Tree National Monument Visitor's Center Headquarters, 29 Palms entrance Twentynine Palms California
Date:
1994. Dedicated Feb. 25, 1995
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1995.
Image on file.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Abstract kinetic steel sculpture featuring two large balanced arms mounted on a single axle atop a 12 foot mast. The arms move independently of each other. The base of each arm, near the mast, features a disc with abstracted figures cut out. One disc features the figures in negative space; the other disc features the figures in positive space. The figures include a human form, birds, rodents, a snake, a coyote and a wildcat.
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Animal--Coyote  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA001686
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_341685