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Sculptor:
Lere, Mark 1950-  Search this
Medium:
Slate, marble, anodized aluminum
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Bench
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Irvine Cultural Affairs Department P. O. Box 19575 Irvine California 92713
Located Heritage Park Regional Library 4601 Walnut Avenue Irvine California
Date:
Commissioned 1985. Installed 1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1994.
Image on file.
Orange County Register, Sept. 20, 1988.
(44 tiles on timeline are inscribed with historic dates of the community of Irvine) unsigned
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:
Site installation consisting of three elements. One element is a spiral timeline consisting of slate and marble tiles set into pavement. The tiles alternate dark and light. A second element is a throne-like chair made of stacked layers of black, pink and white slate and marble pieces. The third element is an abstract, headless figure composed of stacked one-inch cylinders of anodized aluminum. The figure is wider near the top and tapers to a narrow bottom. The chair and the figure are set directly on the pavement.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure--Full length  Search this
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
History--United States--California  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA001953
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340915