Two Lines Oblique - Albany, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 39.053 W 073° 45.571
18T E 601680 N 4722792
Quick Description: Two Lines Oblique is located on the northwest side of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2013 4:22:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMHX7W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
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Long Description:

Two Lines Oblique follows the familiar form of kinetic sculptures by George Rickey. Two 32' stainless steel blades are mounted on the a 25' high Y shaped stainless steel pedestal. Each blade is attached so that it can rotate independently, in a plane, in the wind.

The sculpture is located next to the central pool that run the length of the Empire State Plaza. The sculpture is dated 1967 - 1971. It was acquired by then Governor in Nelson A. Rockefeller as part of an extensive modern art collection on display at the New State Capitol

A sign next to the sculpture indicated it is photo stop #41 and is inscribed:

(1907 - 2002)

OBLIQUE, 1968-71

Title of Piece: Two Lines Oblique

Artist: George Rickey

Material/Media: Stainless Steel

Date of Creation or Placement: Created: 1968 - 1971

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY

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