Vintage aviation parts on aluminum plate. Wing rib and doubler elements from B-17 aircraft. Assorted AN rivets and fasteners. Frosted images masked and bead blasted on the surface of 6061-T3 aluminum plate.
Aviation was born on the cusp of futurism. Picasso and Duchamps were not surprised. Along the way of the last century, to present endeavors in outer space, flight advanced in pace with art movements throughout the world.
Aero-Deco poses for us on the cusp of Art Deco and Modernism. Deco geometries emerge from sheet metal parts dedicated to state-of-the-art aviation in the 1940's.