Overall: 170.2 x 91.4 x 86.3 cm (67 x 36 x 34 in.)
Gift of the Cleveland Society for Contemporary Art in honor of Edward B. Henning and Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1986.80
An art critic once praised Stankiewicz’s work, describing it as a “miracle in the scrapheap.”
Stankiewicz was a virtuoso in creating welded sculpture out of discarded metal, much of which he rescued from junkyards. In this untitled assemblage, three gracefully balanced boiler tanks are carefully counterweighted by pipes and other pieces of scrap. Typical of the artist’s works from this period, its surfaces are enlivened by the scruffy textures and patterns of rust and other forms of corrosion.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email email@example.com.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar.