Transcending (Detroit, MI) : Frontal view looking east towards the Detroit River with Windsor, Ontario, Canada skyline in the lower distance

Creator:
Barr, David John, 1939-
Published/Created:
Woodward Avenue in Hart Plaza, Detroit, Michigan, United States
2003 (design)
Physical Description:
59 ft (height)
Date Depicted:
ca. 1990's
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Materials:
bronze
electric lighting
granite
marble
steel: stainless steel
Notes:
David Barr and Sergio De Guisti are the men behind the most recent contribution to the public art scene, Transcending, a gift from Detroit's labor unions to commemorate the city's 300th birthday. Barr taught briefly at WSU and spent nearly 40 years teachi
Period/Style:
Twenty-first century
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6A1-BD-T-A4
Genre:
public art (AAT)
sculpture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
abstraction or non-objective; business, commerce and trade; contemporary (1960 to present); Labor unions casting ; metalworking visual works; sculpture (visual work)
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Two
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
ca. 1990's
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Detroit, MI: Philip A. Hart Plaza
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10170708
PID:
digcoll:2212857