Maquette for Barking Sands

  • Peter Voulkos, Maquette for Barking Sands, ca. 1977, hammered, welded and patinated bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program, 1977.47.30

Execution Date
"Walking around the building site to the area where the sculpture was to be placed, I saw a terraced situation which called for a low profile piece which would read from the top, a sculpture which would be more interesting to look down upon than view straight on." Peter Voulkos
Title
Maquette for Barking Sands
Artist
Date
ca. 1977
On View
Dimensions
14 7/8 x 43 x 10 1/4 in. (37.8 x 109.2 x 26.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program

Mediums
Mediums Description
hammered, welded and patinated bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Study – sculpture model
  • Abstract
Object Number
1977.47.30
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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