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Duchampian Motor

© 1997

5 feet x 3 feet x 2 feet

A simple motor in which a coil of wire periodically repels each of a series of small magnets mounted on the rim of a bicycle wheel.

This piece is an homage to the worlds first kinetic sculpture, The Bicycle Wheel, created by Marcel Duchamp in 1912.

Duchampian Motor has been exhibited at:
The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, Mn. 1999
phaeno, Wolfsburg, Germany. 2008-2009
Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain 2009

This piece is currently in storage in San Francisco and is available for exhibition.