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Larry Bell, Gus's Berg


This is one of Bell's large site specific sculpture installations which Larry Bell calls "Gus's Berg." ( as in Iceberg) There are three panels 6' square; 6' x 6' triangles. Created in 1975, the work is on a 3/8" gray tinted glass vacuum coated with inconel. The glass is slightly more reflective at the bottom. The glass has a gradient reflective coating.

Larry Bell

Larry Bell is a contemporary American artist and sculptor. He lives and works in Taos, New Mexico, and maintains a studio in Venice, California. From 1957 to 1959 he studied at the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles as a student of Robert Irwin, Richards Ruben, Robert Chuey, and Emerson Woelffer. He is a grant recipient from, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, and his artworks are found in the collections of many major cultural institutions. Bell’s work has been shown at museums and in public spaces in the United States and abroad over the course of his 40-year career.

Larry Bell on Wikipedia


Gus's Berg, 1975
coated glass panels
6' square; 6' x 6' triangles
Gift of Gus Foster
2013.0190.0000

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