ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)
Maquette for the "Odyssey Gateway" (Council Bluffs, IA), Rochester, NY, 2008; Cardboard, wood, glue; Signed and dated; 36" x 28" x 7"; Commissioned by the Iowa West Foundation, ÒOdysseyÓ flares out like one hundred feet of steel and bronze fireworks above IowaÕs interstate 80, at the South 24th Street Bridge. A destination that is seen from miles away, the sculpture is the unofficial gateway to both the state of Iowa and the city of Council Bluffs.; Exhibited: Albert Paley Sculpture, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL, February 4 - April 17, 2011
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Archive #: PM 2008 17. Overall very good condition. Small bend to one corner of base, minor fold/break to one of the long elements near bottom of sculpture.