Alexander Liberman (1912 – 1999)
American, born Russian
7 feet 4 inches x 26 feet x 28 feet 1 inch
The Dayton Art Institute, Museum purchase with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and matching funds provided by various funders
Liberman was born in Russia, trained in Paris and worked in the U.S. The piece consists of six cylinders (five sliced diagonally, four square platforms and two flat beams. The many changing shapes draw the viewer in and invite inspection from all angles.