Three Red Lines

George Rickey, American, b. South Bend, Indiana, 1907–2002
See Notes - Rickey, George, East Chatham, N.Y. (partial) 1967
Exhibition History
ANNMARIE SCULPTURE GARDEN, Solomon's Island, Maryland. Extended loan, September 2003-6 November 2008.
FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Nashville. Extended loan, 11 December 2008-6 December 2011.
NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, Raleigh. Museum Park installation, 13 August 2018-9 September 2020.
Published References
RATHBONE, BELINDA. George Rickey: A Life in Balance (Boston: Godine, 2021), color il.
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Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist through the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Accession Number
Stainless steel and paint with hydraulic devices, mounting screws, and braces
444 x 51 1/4 in., 4950 lb. (1127.8 x 130.2 cm, 2245.3 kg) base (metal): 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (30.8 x 30.8 cm) base (stone): 55 x 55 5/8 in., 3000 lb. (139.7 x 141.3 cm, 1360.8 kg) each (blade, approx): 396 x 9 in (at widest point) (1005.8 x 22.9 cm)