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New York, New York
Year of Completion
Material and its Properties
Commercially produced white bronze alloy (57% copper content) used for boat propellers, fire hose nozzles, and grave markers Manufactured and fabricated at the Tallix foundry in Beacon, NY with Peter Sylvester, Vinnie Nardone, and Peter Holmstead Initially tried pouring directly onto concrete and steel plates, however, heat caused water entrapped in the concrete to explode and the steel plates to warp and buckle Developed sand molds taken from concrete and steel
Architect website: www.twbta.com/
Williams, Tod and Tsien, Billie, "American Folk Art Museum" (2001). Building Case Studies. 6.
American Folk Art Museum