Medium: Patinated steel
Dimensions: 29.75 in high x 13.75 in wide x 10 in deep
Approx weight: 107.5 lbs.
This patinated steel piece by Marino di Teana is a scaled down version of one of the largest steel sculptures in Europe, located at the Place Charles de Gaulle, Fontenay-sous-bois, France. Like most of di Teana’s work it emphasizes negative space as the most prominent formal element in sculpture.
Edition number 6 of 8.
The following variations of the Liberté type were exhibited publicly:
1979-81: “Liberté”, Institut National de la Formation de la Police Nationale (IFNPN), Clermont Ferrand, France. Carbon steel, H: 177.25" W: 92.55" D: 65".
1989-91: “Liberté”, Place Charles de Gaulle, Fontenay-sous-bois, France. Corten steel, H: 69' W: 30' D: 28'.
1993: “Hommage à Marcel Joray (Liberté)” Ville de Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Corten steel, H: 84.75".