OOS Sculpture

Sculpture Screen

1954 / Harry Bertoia / Cincinnati

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""One prevailing characteristic of the sculpture is the interplay of void and matter, the void being of equal value to the component material units, "" Bertoia has said. The sculpture is a construction is metal using rods and wire to define space and to support abstract shapes.

Location: Third floor terrace of the art and music department., 800 Vine Street | Previous Location: Southside of building

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: Harry Bertoia, “Sculpture Screen,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed May 10, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/949.

Dublin Core

Title

Sculpture Screen

Description

""One prevailing characteristic of the sculpture is the interplay of void and matter, the void being of equal value to the component material units, "" Bertoia has said. The sculpture is a construction is metal using rods and wire to define space and to support abstract shapes.

Creator

Date

1954

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Southside of building

Location Notes

Sculpture was formerly located on the southside of the building (third floor) before its move to the present location. (in addition to the original building)

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Location Street

800 Vine Street

Location Type

Media Base Depth

26 in

Media Sculpture Height

9 ft

Media Sculpture Width

5 ft

Media Sculpture Depth

24 in

Media Base Height

4 in

Media Base Width

64 in

Installation Date

01/01/1954