Tetra Tower - New Britain, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 39.866 W 072° 47.513
18T E 683833 N 4614875
Tetra Tower is located in the New Britain Museum of American Art Sculpture Garden.
Waymark Code: WMJ68V
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 09/30/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Tetra Tower is a 10' high delicate curved and tapering spire composed of sets of mirror image equilateral triangles. The stainless steel sculpture was created by electrochemist and metallurgist Howard Fromson in 2005. The tower appears delicate despite its inherent strength.

A bronze plaque near the sculpture is inscribed:

Howard Fromson (1921 -)

Tetra Tower, 2005
Stainless Steel

Gift of the Artist, 2006.30

Title: Tetra Tower

Artist: Howard Fromson

Media (materials) used: stainless steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): New Britain Museum of American Art Sculpture Garden

Date of creation or placement: created 2005

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