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An abstract sculpture made of black steel panels.

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Screen Sculpture, No. 20

Artist: David Hayes (1931 - 2013) Primary
Date: 1986
20th Century
Object Type: Sculpture
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Painted, welded steel
Credit Line: On loan from David Hayes, Jr.
Accession Number: L2015.10.01
On View: Outside of Quick Center for the Arts

This abstract sculpture is part of sculptor David Hayes’ "Screen Series," which he began in the 1970s. As the artist writes, “The interplay between solid and void attracts me, and the vocabulary of forms that comprise the sculptures is enriched daily by discoveries that I find in nature.” Installed outside of the Quick Center of the Arts, this sculpture is in conversation with its natural setting on Fairfield University’s campus, and highlights the biomorphic and geometric forms that comprise his signature style. Hayes drew his inspiration from nature and translated it into an industrial-strength sculpture.

For more information about this piece, as well as the other sculpture that you can find around the Fairfield University campus, see ourOutdoor Sculpture Audio Guide on Cuseum here.


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