Water as a kinetic element in sculpture

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mary Mintich (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Walter Barker

Abstract: Two all acrylic and one acrylic and chrome plated copper sculptures explore some of the possibilities of water as a visual and physical kinetic force in sculpture. Tidal Sculpture #1 has been designed to respond in two ways to tidally motivated, eternally activated water and demonstrates a way in which water can be employed as a physical force. Its true environment should be a protected but ocean-fed harbor, inlet or canal. This should dictate its ultimate size, material and engineering specifics. Since these are unknowns, the model for Tidal Sculpture #1 cannot reflect then but does demonstrate the basic concept of movement by tidal force in two ways.

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Language: English
Date: 1971

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