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Skyline by Albert Guibara (1945 – ) Original Metal Sculpture of Repurposed Material

USA, 1967

A superb modernist original wall sculpture. Folkart meets modernism by the repurposing of a car radiator to create skyline. Created by listed California artist/sculptor Albert Guibara, c 1967.

The sculpture is mounted on a dark velour material background and accented with a teak or walnut frame

The piece is in excellent condition. Frame shows light age appropriate wear.

Labeled on Back: Guibara Copper Sky

Watch a 1967 British Broadcasting Newsreel on the Artist and the process of creating one of
his radiator cityscapes :

Albert Guibara: Metal Sculpture

*The interviewer states Guibara's pieces as retailing at the time for upwards of $1,000. The original owner's son stated the piece was purchased for around $900 at the time in the late 1960's. Using an online inflation calculator that amount would be equivalent to $6,292.02 in 2016


Sculpture 27 "x 11"
Frame 39" x 16.75" x 1.75"

More on Albert Guibara and his recent work



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