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Caracus Model
  • Harry Bertoia
    1915–1978
    born: San Lorenzo, Italy ; died: Barto, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • Caracus Model, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • brass, hammering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 66.1 x 16.5 x 4.8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 26 x 6 1/2 x 1 7/8 in
  • Bequest of Donald Hatch in memory of Mary Bole Hatch to the University of Kansas. On deposit to the Spencer Museum of Art from the School of Architecture and Urban Design.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0204
Description
Literature

Wire grid in shape of parallelogram four layers deep supporting triangles which are primarily on the surface of each layer, but sometimes transcend two layers.