Thrust - New Britain, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 39.886 W 072° 47.512
18T E 683834 N 4614912
Quick Description: Thrust is located in the New Britain Museum of American Art Sculpture Garden.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2013 5:19:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ68W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:

Thrust combines the elements of rectangular rigid geometry with a pair of undulating, curvilinear forms. The composition suggests lush foliage rising from the ground. The 4' high bronze sculpture rests on a rectangular cement base. It was created by Cleve Gray in 1971.

A nearby bronze plaque is inscribed:

Cleve Gray (1918 - 2004)

Thrust, 1971

Gift of Francine du Plessix Gray

Title: Thrust

Artist: Cleve Gray

Media (materials) used: bronze sculpture; cement base

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

Date of creation or placement: created 1971; acquired 2005

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