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Sculptor:
de Guatemala, Joyce 1938-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: high polish, satin finish stainless steel; Base: steel, painted
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Kensington Townhouses 2607 North Howard Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19133
Date:
1981
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Survey, 1993.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 248.
Summary:
Five free standing units or parts which are situated in the heart of the townhouse complex, in a landscaped area. The pieces have a high polish finish with stainless steel beading as texture. Each part consists of two thin vertical bars which support either an open or a closed circle. The sculpture evokes ideas associated with an ancient Mayan ball court. The bases are not visible, but are located under the ground.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Games  Search this
Ethnic--Maya  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000154
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_315642