Two Planes Vertical Horizontal II

George Rickey, American, 1907–2002

Two Planes Vertical Horizontal II, 1970

Stainless steel
The John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection, Princeton University
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Situated at the highest point of campus, Rickey's sculpture holds the distinction of being the only kinetic outdoor work in the collection. The two squares can turn 360 degrees on a horizontal axis, and the whole assembly can rotate fully around its vertical axis with the help of a strong breeze.