Pol Bury: Rods on Round Background (1981.167) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Pol Bury ( Belgium 1922-),a piece of kinetic art.

From the page: “This work is a wall sculpture, consisting of a textured wooden circle with protruding bunches of grass- or hairlike tendrils that are powered by a hidden motor. As in Bury’s other sculptures, their unexpected and irregular motion can have an unsettling effect on the beholder. This element of surprise and chance is a legacy of the Surrealist movement, which has never fully ceased to inform the artist’s work.”

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