Constellation; Molly Macalister; 1970; 47

From

Molly Macalister, sculptor

Name/Title

Constellation

About this object

Reference
'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Alexa Johnston. Auckland Art Gallery, 1982

'This was the winning entry in a competition to choose an artwork for the main foyer of B.P. House in Wellington. The bronze forms are skewered on wires, which are attached to a polished steel base. Lighting in the ceiling was designed to throw shadows on to the base.' (Johnston, 1982, p23)

Maker

Molly Macalister

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1970

Medium and Materials

Bronze and stainless steel

Style and Iconography

Installation

Inscription and Marks

Inscribed on metal base: Molly Macalister

Technique

Casting

Measurements

Floor to ceiling: approximately 2600 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand public art

Subject and Association Description

This work was described by BP in their documentation of their new building in Wellington (1970) as : "pure abstract by Molly Macalister".

Object Type

Site-specific Installation

Object number

47

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