ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)
Rectilinear gate, Rochester, NY, 1976; Forged and fabricated steel with a blackened finish; Stamped signature and date; 92" x 34 1/2" x 6"; Provenance: Collection of the artist; The horizontal bands that wrap around the vertical elements give the gate a sense of tightly controlled order. Upon closer inspection, it is revealed that each vertical is composed of an arrangement of steel straps that fold together to make a whole and terminate with a ring.; Provenance: Collection of the artist; Exhibited: The Metalwork of Albert Paley (Retrospective Exhibition, 1962 - 1975) Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 1980; Albert Paley: The Art of Metal (Retrospective Exhibition), Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, Museum of Art, Springfield, MA, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1986; Albert Paley, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA, 1997; Albert Paley/Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics, & Decorative Arts, Florida State University Museum of Fine Art, Tallahassee, FL (traveling exhibition 2001 - 2003); Albert Paley Portals & Gates, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, August 20, 2007 - January 15, 2008; Albert Paley, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, 2009
Sale Price: $15,000
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Archive #: AG 1976 01. Excellent condition. The gate weighs 1050 pounds, the base weighs 373 pounds, for a total of 1423 pounds.