Kinetic Sculpture by Jerome Kirk as seen on the antique roadshow
1923 brushed aluminum kinetic sculpture. Initialed "JK" on largest sphere. Dimensions: 13.5"h x 12.5"l x 6d. As seen on the antique roadshow episode 9 junk in the trunk. Jerome Kirk, a world re-knowned kinetic sculptor, passed away on January 29, 2019 at his home in Oakland, California surrounded by close friends and family after a nine - month downward slope with cancer.
He was 95 years old. Jerome was a genuinely remarkable man and a deeply dedicated artist. And attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His life story was highlighted in Ashley James' 30- minute documentary "Kirk" which first premiered at the Buck Foundation "Art and Science" Conference in Novato, California in 2015. Jerome Kirk is survived by his four children - David Kirk of Bellingham, WA/Guy Kirk and his wife, Darla Kirk, of Visalia, CA/Renee Germaine of Liverpool, UK and Maya Kirk of Taos, NM/ five grandchildren Brian, Clay, Lance, Dane, Niko, and six great grandchildren. He married his third wife, Janet Kunze in 1994 and remained good friends after their divorce in 2001. "Kirk" is currently showing at the Sonoma County Art Museum as part of its Kinetic Art and Artists series.
A Jerome Kirk retrospective show at the Erickson Fine Art Gallery in Healdsburg, CA is planned for October. Published in San Francisco Chronicle from June 14 to June 16, 2019. The item "Kinetic Sculpture by Jerome Kirk as seen on the antique roadshow" is in sale since Thursday, November 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "duffylundy" and is located in Cypress, California.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: Jerome Kirk
- Style: Modern
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Medium: Metal
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969
- Color: silver
- Subject: Architecture
- Originality: Original