Marino di Teana

Liberté - "Fontenay" Sculpture

France, 1980/2007

DITEAM 09

Description

Medium: Stainless steel

Dimensions: 35.25 in high x 25.25 in wide x 14.75 in deep

Weight: 55 lbs.

This stainless 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 2 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".  

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