Medium: Patinated steel
Dimensions: 35.25 in high x 25.25 in wide x 14.75 in deep
Weight: 172 lbs.
Marino di Teana originally trained as an architect and sustained an eclectic array of passions throughout his long career as an artist. Disciplines like philosophy, physics, and mathematics often played key roles in his work. A monumental version of this piece, devoted to the sciences, and originally commissioned for the grounds of a medical school in Nancy, is no exception.
Edition 1 of 8.
The following variations of the Hommage aux Sciences type was exhibited publicly:
1978 : Hommage aux Sciences, Faculté de Médecine, Vandoeuvre-Lès-Nancy, France. Corten steel, H: 30'.