Two Open Rectangles Eccentric Variation VI Square Section - Peoria International Airport - Peoria, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 40° 40.037 W 089° 41.494
16T E 272487 N 4505307
Quick Description: This sculpture is in a corner of the baggage claim and car rental public area of the airport and includes the main sculpture with two moving open panes and a fan that turns on and off.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/19/2013 8:18:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ3ZG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
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Long Description:
In Peoria's Peoria International Airport is this sculpture that moves through electric power and includes an electric fan.

The installation is in a corner of baggage claim area of the airport, which is open to everyone. To get to the terminal, go on I-474 to Airport Road, then follow the signs to the terminal. Enter the terminal and turn left. The sculpture is at the far end on the left.

The sculpture is a stainless steel structure with an electric fan. The main sculpture is a 'T-bar' with two rectangular panes or 'ears' mounted on the 'T-bar' and rise high in the air. These two features move. Mounted high on the wall is an electric fan.

The sculpture and fan cycle on and off in movement. The panes wave around while the fan just blows.

A plaque mounted by the sculpture has the following:

""Two Open Rectangles Excentric Variation VI Square Section"
George Rickey
1976 3/3
Presented to the Greater Peoria Airport Authority through the efforts of Dr. and Mrs. George Kottemann frends and businesses of the area
October 8, 1978

Peoria City Beautiful"

It provides a little entertainment as you wait for your bags to appear on the track.


Peoria International Airport Web Site:
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Title of Piece: Two Open Rectangles Excentric Variation VI Square Section

Artist: George Rickey

Material/Media: Stainless Steel

Date of Creation or Placement: 1/1/1976

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Baggage Claim area of the Peoria International Airport

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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