Rochester Public Art by Richard MargolisAn Inventory of Rochester NY's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials


Vertical Ventaglio by Beverly Pepper

Vertical Ventaglio
Location: Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Size: 105" x 43" x 86"
Material: Stainless steel
Dated: 1969

Description: Animated falling squares suggesting motion or a sequence

Caption: Vertical Ventaglio suggests a stop-frame sequence of an object falling through space. (Susan Dodge Peters, Memorial Art Gallery. An Introduction to the Collection)

"... the idea is that from whatever angle you view it, the voids seem filled and the solids seem empty."
(From Beverly Pepper, 1986)


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