Mechanical Progress (unrealized)

 
Mechanical Progress (unrealized)
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  • Title :     Mechanical Progress (unrealized)
  • Artist:     Ernest Fiene Artist
  • Accession:     83.5.2
  • Country:     United States New York
  • Date:     1932
  • Dimensions:     Inches 21 48 Dimensions, framed triptych Inches 20-7/8 47-7/8 Dimensions, support, Centimeters 53.3 122 Dimensions, framed triptych Centimeters 53.0 121.6 Dimensions, support
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Cityscape , Technology , Aviation , Ocean Travel , Skyscraper , Public Works
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.5.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Industrial Design~Paintings and Scuplture
Description:
Tempera on Masonite triptych; left panel depicts an airplane flying over a port with ocean liners and a bridge leading to the city set against towering skyscrapers and a cityscape located in the background; center panel depicts a side view of a man with a projector casting an image of a female playing a string instrument next to a bald male on screen; right panel depicts steel construction girders in the foreground set against the Chrysler building and other building structural framework located in the background.