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Red Geometric Abstract Sculpture



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Title

Red Geometric Abstract Sculpture

Creator

Ernest Trova

Creator Biography

American, b. 1927, St. Louis, MO. Known for his Falling Man series. d. 2009, Richmond Heights, MO.

Description

An abstract sculpture consisting of two main pieces, one triangular and one circular, with other shapes bolted or welded to the main support pieces. The sculpture is painted with red enamel paint and placed on a trapezoid-shaped foundation.

Dedicated March 1990.

Contractor: Davlan Engineering, Inc.

Date Created

c. 1980

Century

20th

Item Dimensions

(North-South axis): 304.8 cm
(East-West axis): 226.1 cm, 254 cm h

Medium

sculpture

Materials

Cor-Ten steel, red enamel paint, concrete (foundation)

Provenance

Gift of Ernest Trova, 1979, following an exhibit of his prints and small sculptures in Cox Gallery, Lydy Hall.

Photo Number

20140037
20140036, 20140038

Bibliography

Smithsonian, Save Outdoor Sculpture.

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