“Air”, Aristide Maillol, Getty Center (described as floating female figure by the Getty Center onsite)


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“Air”, Aristide Maillol, Getty Center (described as the floating female figure by the Getty Center, onsite)
(apologies for the impromptu i-Phone “photoshoot”, hwag ka magaliti-Phone shot by Myra Lambino, July 7, 2017

“Air” by Aristide Maillol at the Getty Center
Title: L’ Air
Artist/Maker: Aristide Maillol (French, 1861 – 1944)
Culture: French
Date:design 1938; cast 1962
Medium:Lead
Dimensions:
127 × 238.8 × 93.3 cm, 687.1995 kg (50 × 94 × 36 3/4 in., 1515 lb.)
Credit Line: Gift of Fran and Ray Stark
“This monumental nude seems to float in space. Although cast in lead, the smooth, grayish-blue surface actually enhances the form’s light, buoyant appearance. Perched delicately on her right hip, the figure’s extended…

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