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Sculptor:
Deming, David 1943-  Search this
Medium:
Painted steel over an armature of angle iron
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Texas
Austin
Date:
1980
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas, Austin survey, 1993.
Summary:
An abstract metal sculpture, with smooth texture, painted matte black, and made of four major parts. Two diagonal planes, opposite each other, are joined at the top by an abstracted fist-like structure. One diagonal plane intersects the "fingers" of the fist, while the other diagonal plane is welded to the back side of the fist. The fourth major element is comprised of four cylindrical poles (three of the same diameter and one of a much larger diameter). These poles pierce through various top sections of the work. According to the artist, this sculpture alludes to the Concord airplane.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Flight  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000056
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_315399