An exhibition of diagrams and models of constructions in plastic

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dorothy J. Hitchcock (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Gilbert Carpenter

Abstract: This thesis is a series of diagrams and models of constructions in textureless, colorless plastic that contrast oppositions of flexibility and rigidity, opaqueness and transparency, that are at once inherent in the plastic material, intrinsic to the design, to the construction, and to the working process. The thesis is comprised of the following: two models, (1) a vacuformed modular piece, (2) a hanging vinyl piece; and three photo-copied moduiar pieces. The thesis is accompanied in the exhibit by (1) a scale projection and a drawing of a design of a large vinyl hanging, (2) a diagram to scale of the vacuform piece, and (3) the two molds used in vacuforming with one untrimmed styrene vacuform from each mold. The thesis exhibited in The Weatherspoon Gallery of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro January 10-24, 1969 is accompanied by a written statement about the work and is illustrated by 35 mm (2" x 2") color slide photos of the exhibit which are deposited in the library of the university.

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Language: English
Date: 1969

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