Albert Paley, Portals & Gates


Albert Paley, Portals & Gates



By M. Jessica Rowe, with forward & essays by Lynette L. Pohlman ... [et al.].

About former College at Brockport faculty member Albert Paley.

Albert Paley (b. 1944), modernist American metal sculptor, is the first to receive the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Architects - it's highest award to a non-architect.Albert Paley has been active as an artist for over 30 years. Commissioned by both public institutions and private corporations, he has completed more than 50 site-specific works. Notable examples are the Portal Gates, Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution; Synergy, a ceremonial archway in Philadelphia; Portal Gates for the New York State Senate; and a plaza sculpture for AT & T in Atlanta.Paley's work can be found in the permanent collections of many major museums including the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.



Publication Date


Publication Information

Ames, Iowa : University Museums, 2007.

143 p. : illustrations ;2 8 cm.


Art and Design




Located in Drake Library at: NK7398.P34 A4 2007

CONTENTS: The act of passage / from Petersen to Paley and acknowledgements -- Portals & gates -- Reconfiguration / hometown Perry, Iowa -- Poem for "reconfiguration" -- Art into architecture / conversations with Albert Paley.