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(580 California Street Roof Figures), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Castanis, Muriel 1926-  Search this
Kelly, George M.  Search this
Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-  Search this
Burgee, John  Search this
Achilles, Stephen  Search this
Assistant:
Guinee, John  Search this
Fabricator:
Spring, Bob  Search this
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Architectural firm:
John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson  Search this
Medium:
Sculptures: fiberglass; Bases: aluminum
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Gerald D. Hines Interests 580 California Street Cornice of mansard roof San Francisco California 94104
Date:
Commissioned March 1982. April 1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California, San Francisco survey, 1993.
Robertson, David, "Context and Collaboration for Contemporary Art: The Sculptural Program for 580 California Street," (Dickinson College, 1986).
Image on file.
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Summary:
On each of four sides of building cornice, identical sets of three full-length, female figures. The shrouded faceless figures are seen standing with outstretched arms, dressed in classical robes with flowing sleeves. The figures are a muted grey-white color. The sculptures are placed on the 22nd floor rooftop ledge.
Topic:
Figure group--Female  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA000990
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_331666