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Sculptor:
Smith, Dennis 1942-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: metal; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located Living Memorial Sculpture Garden Highway 97 Weed California
Administered by Living Memorial Sculpture Garden Board of Directors c/o 2415 Breceda Lane Montague California 96064
Date:
April 1994
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(The front of the base has areas of display for the names of service men and women who have died)
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:
Outlined rendering of two military helicopters. Resting on the ground is a Huey "Dust-Off". In it are a pilot, co-pilot, door gunner and crew chief. Three soldiers are being evacuated in it. In the air above the Huey is a Cobra Gunship. A pilot and co-pilot are visible in it. The helicopters are depicted in outline form and the figures within are abstract. The metal sculpture stands atop a free-standing black concrete wall.
Topic:
History--United States--Military history  Search this
State of Being--Evil--War  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Helicopter  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Transportation--Pilot  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA001664
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_341730