Title: Triceracopter: The Hope for the Obsolescence of War
Author: Patricia Renick
Description: (Includes the accompanying 45-rpm record). Light wear to wraps (rubbing, minor wear along edges). Interior is clean. 24 full-page photographs (b/w with one color) showing the artist and the sculpture at various stages, from initial design sketching to completion. Includes a brief introduction by the curator Ruth K. Meyer, an essay by Laura H. Chapman, and a one-page biography/CV of Renick. 66 pages. 7.4 x 7.4 inches.
Includes the original commissioned music for the exhibit, ''Music for Triceracopter,'' a Moog synthesizer composition by Paul Martin Palombo (b. 1937). The 45-rpm record is dusty, but scratch-free. Side A is 9:46, Side B is 5:10. Comes with a plain record sleeve.
Illustrated exhibition book for ''Triceracopter,'' Patricia Renick's sculpture of a modified helicopter, conceived in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, and reflecting the themes of obsolescence and the impact of technology on our sensibilities. The exhibition was held at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center from December 15, 1977 through January 28, 1978. This was Renick's second exhibited zoomorphic vehicle, the first being her Stegowagen-volkssaurus, which was a modified 1964 Volkswagen Beetle that was displayed in 1974 and 1975, inspired by the fossil fuel crisis of the early seventies.
Patricia A. Renick (1932-2007) was an American sculptor and for 31 years a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Cincinnati. In 2003, the International Sculpture Center awarded her with the Outstanding Sculpture Educator award.
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Contemporary Arts Center
Place: Cincinnati, Ohio
Keywords: Paul Martin Palombo, Paul Palombo, Moog, Stegowagenvolkssaurus, Stegowagen-volkssaurus, Cincinnati, sculpture, zoomorph, zoomorphic, helicopter,
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