Art © Geroge Rickey / Licensed by VAGA, New York
Title: Two Open Triangles Up Gyratory II
Date: 1982
Artist: George Rickey
American, 1907–2002
Medium: stainless steel
15 ft. x 96 in. x 96 in. (457.2 x 243.8 x 243.8 cm)
weight (each triangle): 150 lb. (68 kg)
Credit Line: Bequest of Morton D. May, by exchange
Object Number: 131:1984
Current Location: On View, Outdoor, East Lawn
Two triangular forms shift atop this stainless steel construction. Relying on gravity, equilibrium, and other principles of physics, George Rickey created kinetic sculptures that respond to wind currents, whether slight or more forceful. His spare geometric forms explore the fluctuating spatial relationships between the moving parts of this sculpture. The artist burnished the surface of his stainless steel medium to create varying areas of reflective polish.
Exhibition History
Title: Annually Renewable Loan, Chesterfield Arts
Date: October 25, 2004 - April 16, 2013
Venue: Chesterfield Arts
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