Art Happy Hour: Artist Talk with Tim Prentice
May 9, 2013
6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Artist Talk with Tim Prentice
Tim Prentice is a kinetic sculptor and his Floating Carpet is installed in the Museum’s vestibule. Prentice received a Master’s Degree in architecture from the Yale School of Architecture in 1960 and founded the award-winning company of Prentice & Chan in 1965. The kinetic sculptures of Tim Prentice create a novel geometry of air and light. Concentrating on movement rather than object, Prentice harnesses natural elements into his art machines-delicate structures that walk the tightrope between order and chaos, control and serendipity, understated technique and extravagant wonder.
Prentice purposely circumscribes the artist's prerogatives, distilling the power of wind and sun into an ever-changing dance of light and shadow.
||Free with museum admission
New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St.
New Britain, CT
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