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White and Steel Polars

White and Steel Polars

1945

Painted wood, steel, iron, and Plexiglas

Overall: 271.8 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (107 x 16 x 16 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 2005.144

Fun Fact

This sculpture demonstrates the industrial techniques employed by the artist in his work.

Description

In 1929 Roszak traveled to Prague and met artists interested in making work from industrial materials such as metal and plastic. Inspired by them, he incorporated this approach into his own sculpture for the next few decades.

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