George Rickey

Three Lines

1964

18' High

stainless steel

Gift of the artist, 1966.13. Photo by Anchor Imagery

(1907–2002)

George Rickey, along with Alexander Calder, introduced the notion of kinetic sculpture (sculpture capable of motion) to America in the mid-twentieth century. More info...

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