Albert Paley: Threshold

Albert Paley: Threshold

by Linda Shearer



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Albert Paley: Threshold by Linda Shearer

At 80 feet high, 40 feet wide and 35 feet deep, Albert Paley’s most recent sculpture is the latest work by this monumental artist. This latest work is dedicated to the steel service industry, therefore, Paley used industrially produced steel elements for the composition of the sculpture—steel beams, tubes, and sheet steel—including using scrap material remaining from steel plates after elements have been removed during the fabrication process. Bruce Miller photo-documents all aspects of the development of the structure, including photographs of the site, design development, model making, organizational meetings with the structural engineer, installation, sandblasting, and finishing. Linda Shearer’s insightful text places the sculpture within a contemporary context of site-specific sculpture being developed in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788861303058
Publisher: Skira
Publication date: 06/10/2008
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 12.08(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Linda Shearer is an art critic, recognized as an authority on contemporary art in The United States. Bruce Miller has been a professional photographer for over 30 years published both nationally and internationally. He has done extensive work for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and has been the primary photographer for Albert Paley for over three decades.

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