"Mark Thompson's Airplane Parts"

© Rona L. Schwarz

 "Mark Thompson's Airplane Parts"

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 2/2/2013 4:34:42 PM

Terrific capture and perspective, Rona. #1512562

LeAnn Wood level-fanatic 2/7/2013 9:08:53 AM

Rona, this is exceptional in every way! I love the way you framed the sculpture against the background. Amazing! #10557735

Sherran Andersen level-fanatic 2/24/2013 9:54:35 PM

Congrats Rona. #10582335

Kathy Salerni level-fanatic 2/24/2013 10:46:03 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalist and Good Luck in the next round, Rona! #10582393

Stefania Barbier level-fanatic 2/25/2013 12:02:51 AM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #10582496

Ellen Hodges level-fanatic 2/25/2013 4:17:11 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck on your gorgeous finalist, Rona!!! #10582946

Carol Eade level-fanatic 2/25/2013 8:23:51 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Rona! #10583555

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-fanatic 2/25/2013 12:50:03 PM

Congrats on this well deserved finalist
Rona! I love it!

jo ann c. #10584359

Debra R. Harder level-fanatic 2/25/2013 1:59:34 PM

This is so cool, Rona! What a great image! Huge congratulations on your superb finalist! #10584447

Lucille "Lucy" Abrao level-fanatic 2/25/2013 5:25:18 PM

Congratsulations on a great finalist, Rona.
Lucy #10584880

Patrick Rouzes level-fanatic 2/25/2013 6:19:27 PM

Big Congrats, Rona!
#10585025

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-fanatic 2/26/2013 5:25:08 AM

Very Cool Rona
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LeAnn Wood level-fanatic 2/26/2013 6:02:00 AM

What a well deserved Finalist Award! Congratulations, Rona! #10586067

Rony Sagy level-fanatic 2/26/2013 9:47:20 AM

Huge congratulations on this brilliant finalist, Rona. Good luck in the next round. #10586532

Renee Doyle level-fanatic 2/26/2013 3:06:22 PM

How unusual!! Excellent pov and capture Rona! Congratulations! #10587040

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 2/27/2013 4:37:41 AM

Congrats on another terrific finalist, Rona. #10587796

Mary Beth Aiello level-fanatic 2/27/2013 1:58:36 PM

Love this, Rona. Huge congrats on this very creative finalist. #10588616

Phyllis Burchett level-fanatic 2/27/2013 2:07:39 PM

Wonderful Rona, congrats! #10588630

Lindley Johnson level-fanatic 2/28/2013 8:10:51 AM

Interesting story and a terrific image, Rona - congratulations! #10589710

Merna L. Nobile level-fanatic 3/2/2013 1:02:06 PM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013! Merna
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1/80s @ f/11, ISO 400, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, @ 28mm.
Nancy Rubins monumental sculpture made from used airplane parts was installed on the Sculpture Plaza at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in 2002. With an expanse of 54 feet, it is among the largest Rubins has ever made, and one of the most carefully and delicately engineered. A high-tech modular armature allows the sculpture to be both freestanding and have a narrow base which then mushrooms out into a wide canopy-like expanse. Rubins carefully added hundreds of aluminum and titanium pieces from the aerospace industry. For the last 25 years Rubins has developed her signature style by creating architecturally inspired works out of airplanes, fiberglass boats, household appliances,and other found objects. Rubins pushes earlier sculptural concerns into the present, addressing issues of consumption, waste, and post-industrial urbanism in her work.


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